Latest Publications

This guide is updated annually by OSU Extension faculty and provides recommendations to prevent, manage, and control vineyard insects and diseases.
Since pruning is necessary every year to maintain vine structure, size, and yield potential it is easy to gather these data while conducting normal management practices.
A new publication by Patty Skinkis and Amanda Vance discussing the various impacts of vine balance.

Latest Blog Posts

02/04/2014 - 3:14pm
Dr. Patty Skinkis, Associate Professor & Viticulture Extension Specialist Back in July, our vision of the 2013 growing season was one...
02/04/2014 - 3:14pm
Dr. Paul Schreiner, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS Dr. Inga Zasada, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS The ring nematode (...
02/04/2014 - 3:14pm
Dr. Laurent Deluc, Assistant Professor Dr. Satyanaryana Gouthu, Postdoctoral Research Associate Grape berry development involves natural...


Mark Chien, who has ties to Oregon’s wine industry dating to the mid-1980s, will assume his duties as program coordinator of OSU’s Oregon Wine Research Institute on May 28, according to a release.
This fall has been full of challenges for grape growers in Oregon, and the past week of cold winter-like weather is making for an interesting close to this season.
“Was it challenging? Yes,” said Oregon State University professor Patty Skinkis, a viticulture specialist who conducts research in conjunction with the state’s growers. (Capital Press)


This one day vineyard spray workshop will cover...