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Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Numbers Threaten Resurgence of Pierce’s Disease in SJV Grapes

When it comes to Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, it’s critical for growers to pay attention to both the disease and the vector.  Although collaborative efforts within the grape industry have kept disease levels down in recent years, population levels of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter have been elevating in the San Joaquin Valley. Watch this brief interview with UC Cooperative Extension …

How to Prevent Grape Bunch Rot

At Malcolm Media’s recent Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo, UCCE Viticulture Advisor Gabriel Torres provided an in-depth presentation on sour rot prevention and management. If you missed his presentation or would like a refresher, watch this brief interview as Gabriel provides of some key points growers should consider in season-long prevention/management of this crop spoiling complex. Please thank this …

A New Effective Way to Control Mealybugs in the Vineyard

Got vine mealybug in the vineyard? Consider mating disruption in your IPM program.  Watch this brief interview with Kent Daane from the UC Cooperative Extension as he shares how it works and how effective their research trials have been throughout the state in utilizing this technology.  Read more about vineyard pest management in American Vineyard Magazine.

Strengths & Challenges for New Valley Pearl Table Grape

Looking into new table grape cultivars to plant? Valley Pearl is a relatively new variety developed by the USDA-ARS and is commercially grown in the San Joaquin Valley and Southern desert regions of California.  Watch this brief interview with UCCE Viticulture Farm Advisor Carmen Gispert as she explains some of the strengths and challenges of this cultivar, and read more …

UC ANR San Joaquin Valley Spray Applications Short Course

Join us for an intensive 3-day short course on spray application research and extension. Learn to improve agricultural productivity while reducing the impact of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals on the environment and gain knowledge of best practices for safe, economical and environmentally sound pesticide spray application. Register Today! Contact anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu for more information or visit our website. Continuing Education …

Tree & Vine IPM Breakfast Meeting – Modesto

Featuring UCCE Farm Advisors: Roger Duncan, Dr. Jhalendra Rijal, Dr. Kari Arnold with 1 hour of continuing education credit available.  Attendees may request meeting accommodations by contacting our office at (209) 525-6800 at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Big Dig Day of Giving

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Fresno County Viticulture Program, and the Madera/Merced County Orchard Systems research program launches their first ever independent statewide giving day! We call it Big Dig Day—a day to “dig in the soil, dig in your heart, and dig in your wallet to support the programs you care about!”  By donating to us, you support …

Options for Controlling Nematodes in the Vineyard

Options for Controlling Nematodes in the Vineyard

Nematodes are are pests of a host of crops, but what are the options for controlling them in vineyards?  Watch this brief video interview with UC Cooperative Extension Viticulture Advisor Karl Lund as he shares both pre and post-planting options for managing nematodes.  Some of these options are even compatible for organic growers, so check it out, and read more …

New Nematode Resistant Rootstocks for Grape Growers

New Nematode Resistant Rootstocks for Grape Growers

Good news for the grape industry. Growers now have access to more nematode resistant rootstocks than ever before. UCCE Viticulture Farm Advisor Karl Lund recently talked about the characteristics and availability of these rootstocks at Malcolm Media’s Tree & Vine Expo in Turlock, CA. Watch his brief interview and read more about it in American Vineyard Magazine.

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