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Trunk Diseases Confirmed in the Midwest, and Everywhere Grapes are Grown!!!

Trunk Diseases Confirmed in the Midwest, and Everywhere Grapes are Grown!!!

I am writing again about Grapevine Trunk Diseases (GTD) in the Midwest, following the article with Mike White (ISU extension viticulturist) published in this magazine in September-October 2018. In that article we raised the question as to whether the commonly seen “winter kill” symptoms of dead cordons and spurs, and ...
Are You Protecting What You’ve Worked so Hard to Build?

Are You Protecting What You’ve Worked so Hard to Build?

Picture it – clearing the fields, row mapping, proper drainage, all those plantings – and – your first yield. You have come so far to get to where you are today! Countless hours, lots of hard work and now you really have something – your pride and joy. But now ...