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Discipline: Grape pathology

Investigator: Mizuho Nita

Title: Virginia Grape Disease Updates

Description: Seasonal updates on wine grape disease management, extension meeting announcements, and other related topics from a grape pathology lab at AHS AREC.

Virginia Grape Disease Updates

  • Slides from Jan 19th NC Vinedresser Meeting Thanks again for those of you who made it to the meeting. Please find my slides from the meeting below (a pdf file). As noted in the last post, we have a series of extension meetings coming up. Please join...
  • UPCOMING VITICULTURE and ENOLOGY PROGRAMMING, MEETINGS, and EVENTS (with corrections) (I am posting this again because I posted wrong dates for my disease management workshops in Leesburg. These will be held on 29th and 30th of March, and the grapeIPM.org workshop will be held on the 31st and April 7th....
  • Grape disease management considerations at the time of pruning. Many of you probably started your winter pruning. Please find the link below for a handout that I distribute at our pruning workshop. Since this year’s workshop will be held on February 27th, I thought it is better to share...
  • Upcoming viticulture-related meetings A Happy New Year! I hope you and your family and friends had a nice holiday season. Please see below for upcoming viticulture-related meetings in our area. Please note that some of them are offered by other institutions beyond Virginia...
  • 2022 season recap report from the Sentinel Vineyard Project and meeting announcements As you may know, the Sentinel Vineyard Project is our effort to regularly gather information from a group of growers during the season. The information is then sorted and summarized by us (Dr. Beth Chang, Mr. Tremain Hatch, Ms. Dana...
  • The viticulture position at Virginia Tech is open The job description for a tenure-track extension and research viticulturist (aka “Tony Wolf’s position” for those familiar with our program), at Virginia Tech, has been posted: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/522192/viticulturist-assistant-prof This position is located at the Alson H. Smith Jr. Ag. Research &...
  • Grape Disease Risk Summary 9/28 – 10/5/2022 Here’s a snapshot from the last week, showing the number of days with the risk of each disease: Ph = Phomopsis, PW = Powdery mildew, BR = Black rot, and DM = Downy mildew. This information was made available through...
  • Grape Disease Risk Summary 9/22 – 9/28/2022 Here’s a snapshot from the last week, showing the number of days with the risk of each disease: Ph = Phomopsis, PW = Powdery mildew, BR = Black rot, and DM = Downy mildew. This information was made available through...
  • Grape Disease Risk Summary 9/14 – 9/22/2022 Here’s a snapshot from the last week, showing the number of days with the risk of each disease: Ph = Phomopsis, PW = Powdery mildew, BR = Black rot, and DM = Downy mildew. This information was made available through...
  • Sentinel Vineyard Report #3 Sentinel Vineyard Project is our effort to gather inputs from experienced growers and use them to provide effective extension education materials. The weekly NEWA update is a part of the same effort. The team consists of specialists and research associates...