Tagged: grape freeze protection

Grape Frost Protection Articles 0

Grape Frost Protection Articles

With some freezing temperatures forecast for the region, here are several of Midwest Wine Press’ most popular frost and freeze protection stories: March 2013,  Nipping Jack Frost in the Bud this Spring January 2012, John...

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Nipping Jack Frost First This Spring

Last year at this time the upper Midwest was riding a wave of warmth. It would last several weeks, break thousands of temperature records, and spur grape vines to bud break that turned to...

New Ohio State Research On Abscisic Acid and Freeze Tolerance 0

New Ohio State Research On Abscisic Acid and Freeze Tolerance

Yi Zhang and Imed Dami from Ohio State University recently published a study that found foliar application of abscisic acid increased the freeze tolerance of grape vines in Ohio. During January,  Bibiana Guerra wrote...

New Research: Vegetable Oil Delays Vine Bud Break 12

New Research: Vegetable Oil Delays Vine Bud Break

The results of a five-year research project show that applying vegetable oil to vines significantly delays bud break. The project, by Mac’s Creek Winery and Vineyards in Lexington, Nebraska, aimed to find a way of minimizing damage...

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Overuse of Multiple Trunks

When I began growing grapes in the 1970s at an experimental vineyard near my father’s orchard, it was routine to train vines to more than one trunk, a practice known today as ‘multiple trunks.”...