Tagged: grape frost protection

The Physics of Frost 0

The Physics of Frost

Growers know what frost is, but few may understand the physics behind how it develops. Such an understanding is useful when figuring out how to protect your vines from frost damage. At Shur Farms,...

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...

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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.”...