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Managing Winter-Injured Vines

Printer-friendly PDF version: Managing Winter Injured Vines by Tim Martinson The polar vortex brought record low winter temperatures to the Midwest and northeast early in 2014, along with multiple low temperature episodes over several weeks.  Many vineyards suffered a wide range of bud injury, and an unknown amount of trunk injury – even with cold-hardy […]

Shoot counts on Marquette and Frontenac at Clayton

May 29, 2014 by Tim Martinson Here’s how we pruned the training trial studies at Clayton, and what has happened after budburst. We have identical training system trials on both Frontenac and Marquette, with Umbrella kniffen (UK), Top Wire Cordon (TWC) and Vertical Shoot Positioning (VSP) being the three training systems. 1. Anticipating winter bud […]

Orange Slime on Grapevine Trunks at Willsboro

Lindsay Pashow, who is maintaining the grape planting on Cornell’s Baker Farm in Willsboro, NY, sent some photos of  orange fungal growth on pruned grapevines at Willsboro.  This is a harmless fungal growth that feeds upon nutrients that come from the sap flow.  Although it looks dramatic, it should dry up and disappear a little […]

Return of the Orange Slime

By Wendy McFadden-Smith, Tender Fruit & Grape IPM Specialist Ontario Ministry of Agiriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) May/June 2011 Reprinted by permission. In the past week, you may have noticed orange slimy growth on bleeding pruning wounds in vineyards.  It tends to be associated with wounds that have prolific bleeding.  The wet soil conditions […]

Postemergence Weed Control In Vineyards

Alice Wise and Andrew Senesac Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County This article originally appeared in the April 10, 2014 issue of the  Long Island Fruit and Vegetable Update, a publication of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. -TEM Postemergence herbicides are used for control of established weeds. […]

Under Trellis Management In Vineyards – Part 1:

Alice Wise Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County This article originally appeared in the April 10, 2014 issue of the  Long Island Fruit and Vegetable Update, a publication of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. -TEM ‘Weed control’ is the traditional term that refers to the management of weeds or native vegetationin the 2-3 ft. […]

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