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2018 New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes Now Available

The Pesticide Management Education Program (PMEP) at Cornell University is pleased to announce the availability of the 2018 New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes.

Written by Cornell and Penn State University specialists, this publication is designed to offer producers, seed and chemical dealers, and crop consultants practical information on growing and managing grapes in New York State and Pennsylvania. Topics include an overview of pesticide use and pest management in grapes; managing common grape disease, insect, and weed concerns; and sprayer technology. A preview of the Grape Guidelines can be seen online at https://cropandpestguides.cce.cornell.edu.

Highlighted changes in the 2018 Grape Guidelines include:

  • Updated pesticide options for economically important grape pests.
  • Information on how to use the Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA) in grape integrated pest management.
  • Addition of grapevine leafroll disease to diseases of concern.

Cornell Crop and Pest Management Guidelines are available as a print copy, online-only access, or a package combining print and online access. The print edition of the 2018 Grape Guideline costs $31 plus shipping. Online-only access is $31. A combination of print and online access costs $43.50 plus shipping costs for the printed book.

The Grape Guidelines can be obtained through your local Cornell or Penn State Cooperative Extension office or from the Cornell Store at Cornell University. To order from the Cornell Store, call (844) 688-7620 or order online at http://store.cornell.edu/c-875-pmep-guidelines.aspx.

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