February 1st 2011 Issue

Should you graft or replant?

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An example of a field-grafted vine.

Reasons to redevelop a vineyard vary—the vines may be the wrong variety, riddled with disease,

New varieties are slow to be planted

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Laimburg Research Center’s Daniele Bona, left, shows the differences between high and low elevation in their variety trials.

Golden Delicious is

Good Point

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At this year’s Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers’s annual meeting, we have a special session called “Getting Paid: Tools

Last Bite–The Comeback Kid

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A typical Riesling vineyard in Germany’s Mosel region. Some of the steepest vineyards in the world are found in Germany.

The

Good Job

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Michelle Moyer, the new viticultural extension specialist for Washington State, visits vineyards in Oppenheim, Germany.

New viticultural specialist hired
Michelle Moyer had

Running ladders

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Dear Good Fruit Grower: 
Many thanks for running the article on my Running Fruit Ladders project, “Large Art For Small

Vineyard was their destiny

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Naming a winery after your wife can earn a husband plenty of brownie points, but it also keeps her vested

Spin your weeds away

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After years of sitting on a tractor to knock down vineyard weeds with an old grape hoe, only doing about

High-tech packing

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The Geos packing house has 51 channels and 10 packing lines. The Geos packing house, a

Good Stuff

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With Come Unglued, there is no need to replace expensive PVC fittings.

Quick PVC pipe fix
Come Unglued is a new tool

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