Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Georgia Grape Growers Work Around Weather Challenges”

Vegetable and Specialty Crop Growers newsletter posted a descriptive article about growing grapes in Georgia, especially some of the challenges that grapes have from the weather and climate of the grape-growing areas (mainly in northern and central GA). In 2017 the wet conditions have contributed to fungal diseases on many grape varieties, while last winter’s warm weather has made grapes more susceptible to Pierce’s Disease. I have not heard yet how the windy and rainy conditions from Irma might have affected the grapes. You can read more at http://vscnews.com/georgia-grape-growers-work-around-weather-challenges/.

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