Nematode management strategies

  • May 1st, 2014

Preplant soil fumigation has long been an effective way to control nematodes, but fumigation in the future may be limited, says Dr. Inga Zasada, U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist.

She offers the following suggestions to help ­vineyardists manage nematodes in the event fumigants are unavailable.

1. Planting material—Use certified plant material [...]

Application deadline looms for viticulture scholarship

  • March 27th, 2014

The April 15 deadline approaches for viticulture students to apply for the Washington State Grape Society annual scholarship.

This year the group may award up to $1,000 to students who are engaged in fields of study related to growing grapes and enrolled in Washington State institutions.

The award is targeted toward [...]