Mar 29, 2017Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension
Wine grape growers now have access to Michigan State University (MSU) research in the form of short, informative videos. Thanks to funding from the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council, growers can access free presentations from MSUscientists describing their research findings and what it means for growers. These helpful videos offer growers quick and easy access to the research that is ongoing at MSU and how it benefits the industry.
The following topics are available for viewing.
- Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards — Keith Mason, MSU Department of Entomology
- Developing methods for use of own-rooted Vitis vinifera vines in Michigan vineyards — Tom Zabadal and Jenny Schoonmaker, MSU Department of Horticulture
- Grape IPM Program — Rufus Isaacs, MSU Department of Entomology
- Impact and spread of grapevine leafroll virus — Annemiek Schilder, MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
- Leaf removal: A tool to improve crop control and fruit quality in vinifera grapes — Paolo Sabbatini, MSU Department of Horticulture
- Strategic modernization of Enviroweather stations serving the Michigan grape and wine industries — Jeff Andresen, MSU Department of Geography
MSU Extension is requesting feedback with a brief survey by the council.
These research videos are available at the MSU Extension Grapes Research page.