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East Meets West

In the 2014 East Meets West- Eastern Division ( sort of the old International Eastern Wine Competition ) our Grapeshine won a Silver, Blueberry Infusion a bronze and Apple Liqueur a Silver. This was put on in Sonoma County, CA and …

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Grape juice chemistry

Here are the juice analysis results for the berry samples collected YESTERDAY morning. 9/17/2013 Cultivar TSS pH TA Catawba R 19.9 3.15 0.927 Chambourcin F 22.9 3.18 0.915 Norton F 23.4 3.26 1.02 Traminette F 20.3 3.12 0.769

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THE HIGH TUNNEL GHOST

Marilyn Odneal is spraying Raspberries for mites. The raspberries are in the high tunnel. She is spraying from the outside in. She is dressed up in a light spray suit to keep the spray off her body. (I think she …

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = +913 (+291 departure from normal) at Mountain Grove http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp March 2012 GDD base 50: 306+913 = 1219 Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = +787 (+290 departure from normal) at Mountain Grove http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp March 2012 GDD base 50: 306+787 = 1093 Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = 539 (+55 departure from normal) at Mountain Grove http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf Observed broken shoots due to wind and storms. Cold, rainy weather prevalent during blossom for several …

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