Grapes News Archive

March, 2015

  • Northwest Michigan winegrape spring 2015 kick-off meeting April 10

    March 27, 2015 | Duke Elsner | This program will feature presentations on the winery sustainability feasibility survey, repetitive motion injuries, proposed Spanish language training sessions and a comparative tasting of wines made from super-cold-hardy grape varieties.

  • 2015 Fruit insecticide registration update

    March 25, 2015 | John Wise | Summary of insecticide and miticide label additions, clarifications and corrections to the 2015 Michigan Fruit Management Guide (E-154).

  • In-season grape IPM meetings for growers in 2015

    March 9, 2015 | Brad Baughman | Michigan State University Extension will host a series of in-season integrated pest management (IPM) meetings for grape growers in Michigan, with the first kick-off meeting March 24.

  • Using Enviro-weather’s regional overnight temperature report during cold events

    March 5, 2015 | Mark Longstroth | With one look at MSU’s Enviro-weather, you can learn a lot about the freezing conditions in Michigan. If you know where the weather stations are, it tells you even more.

  • What are radiation freezes?

    March 3, 2015 | Mark Longstroth | Low temperatures often depend on atmospheric conditions and the local topography. Calm conditions allow the temperatures to drop quickly after the sun goes down. You can track freezes with MSU’s Enviro-weather.