Over the past few years, we have experienced warmer-than-normal winters and earlier-than-normal bud-break. The 2016 season seems to be shaping up for another early year.
Researcher Dr. Michael Qian discusses the optimal time to harvest grapes for the perfect aroma.
We are excited to present our first Extension publication that is also developed as a downloadable phone/tablet application. Both the document and the photos can be downloaded to your tablet and mobil

Latest Publications

This guide is updated annually by OSU Extension faculty and provides recommendations to prevent, manage, and control vineyard insects and diseases.
Gill’s mealybug (GMB), is an emerging vineyard pest, believed to have originated in the southeastern US. It was identified in 2003.
Sulfur and horticultural oils are commonly used as control methods in many perennial crops, combating both disease and pests.
Dr. Edward Taylor, a rural economist from UC-Davis presented a seminar about agricultural labor dynamics between Mexico and the U.S.
This guide provides information about herbicide damage in vineyards with focus on those herbicides that cause the most damage, symptoms to look for, and ways to prevent damage.
The grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus, spreads the viruses that cause grapevine leaf roll disease.
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.
Canopy management is critical for successful winegrape production, and can be managed directly or indirectly through vineyard practices.