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11th Annual International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases, 2019

11th Annual International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases, 2019

Posted Nov 6th, 2019 in Resources

The 11th International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases (IWGTD) was held in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, on July 7–12, 2019. This workshop was chaired by Dr. Úrbez-Torres and organized by the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Plant Pathology Laboratory at the Summerland Research and Development Centre (SuRDC). The 11th IWGTD also marked the 20th Anniversary of the workshop, which has been organized every two years since 1999. Delegates were presented the first day with an overvi...

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A Virus Scouting and Vine Rogueing Program in Lodi Vineyards

A Virus Scouting and Vine Rogueing Program in Lodi Vineyards

Posted Nov 1st, 2019 in Resources

LangeTwins Family Winery & Vineyards in Lodi has implemented a vineyard virus scouting, mapping and vine rogueing program aimed at managing leafroll and red blotch virus infections and preventing their spread. The program, used in newer plantings of red winegrape varieties (planted since about 2013) is modeled after a successful program used in South Africa where vine mealybug (Planococcus ficus) and leafroll viruses have been ongoing management issues in winegrape vineyards.

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Canadian Grapevine Resources & Research

Canadian Grapevine Resources & Research

Posted Oct 29th, 2019 in Resources

Relevant information and resources for Canadian grape growers and wineries to incorporate into on-farm practices.

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Tools for Managing Bio-Security

Tools for Managing Bio-Security

Posted Oct 28th, 2019 in Resources

Bio-security refers to a series of management practices designed to prevent, minimize and manage the introduction and spread of pests. This includes pests not established in Canada, pests established in limited areas of Canada, and pests widely distributed that can spread from farm to farm.

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2019 Late Bunch Stem Necrosis Status & Survey

2019 Late Bunch Stem Necrosis Status & Survey

Posted Oct 16th, 2019 in Resources

Nova Scotia research based on late bunch stem necrosis, focusing on Marquette grapes

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Tools for managing sour rot in grapes

Tools for managing sour rot in grapes

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Resources

It is critical to manage not just the causal organisms but also the Drosophila flies (spotted wing Drosophila as well as Drosophila melanogaster, the common “fruit fly) that can carry sour rot.

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CCOVI GGO Webinar - Virus Testing

CCOVI GGO Webinar - Virus Testing

Posted Sep 11th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

The Grape Growers of Ontario, in partnership with Brock University's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) are pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new viticulture webinar series. The series will look at current topics with experts in the field from bud survival to irrigation timing. 

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The Golden Question,

The Golden Question, "Where can I buy certified-tested vines?"

Posted Apr 30th, 2019 in Resources

CGCN answers the "Golden Question" of where to buy certified-tested vines for the season. Check out our handy info graphics to help you when calling your nursery.

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Climate Atlas of Canada

Climate Atlas of Canada

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in Resources

Developed by a team of researchers at the University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Center, the interactive Climate Atlas of Canada is now available online, and free for all to use!

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February 2018 Canadian Grapevine Sector Workshop

February 2018 Canadian Grapevine Sector Workshop

Posted Mar 21st, 2018 in Resources

In Feb 2018 stakeholders in the Canadian grape and wine industry participated in a workshop presented by Grape Growers of Ontario (GGO).

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