Grape Notes Blog
The following charts are updates of similar ones first presented here in 2015; they now include values through the 2019 harvest. They are helpful to appreciate the divergent paths that the wine grape industries in each county have been experiencing in...
This new project is bringing some unique and very useful weather data to San Luis Obispo County. Twenty weather stations are planned for the County; at this writing 12 are installed and operating. An additional twenty stations are also planned for Santa...
Irrigation frequency and volume One fundamental decision that a grower needs to make is how frequently to irrigate a vineyard; either applying small amounts of water frequently, or larger amounts of water less frequently. This choice determines how...
Numerous vineyards throughout this region and elsewhere in California have displayed unusual leaf symptoms this spring, consisting of yellowing and/or bronzing of the leaf blades along with necrotic margins in some cases or even necrotic interveinal...
Funding levels for UCCE have been declining gradually for decades, resulting in decreasing numbers of Advisor positions. The recent and near future retirements of Advisors serving San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties has led our office to...
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