Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Grapes

Program Contact: Gwen Hoheisel, Tree Fruit, Viticulture & Berries Regional Specialist
(509) 786-5609 • ghoheisel@wsu.edu

The “Grape Guide”

Cover of '2019 Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington' publicationThe Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington (aka Grape Guide) is updated each year in January or February.  It is a grower’s guide to control diseases, insects, weeds, and vertebrate pests on commercial grapes. Weed controls – both soil-active and foliage-applied herbicides – are outlined for new and established plantings. Disease and insect controls are coordinated to pest and crop stage.

Three ways to get your guide

Purchase a copy at our Prosser office (cash or check only), order online at WSU Publications Store, or download your free copy.

Don’t be the last to know about upcoming trade events, time-sensitive information and the latest research.
Join WSU EXTENSION IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE EMAIL SERVICE

Our team has joined together WSU Specialists from across Washington State to create an email information delivery service that you can customize to your specific information needs.  Specify which crops, interests and industry you are interested in and only receive emails pertaining to those items directly to your inbox.

Sign up for Irrigated Ag emails

Vine to Wine Video Series

Vine to Wine: Successfully Establishing a Vineyard and Winery. Moyer, M.M. and G.A. Hoheisel

vine-to-wine-coverThese videos are recommended for those considering starting a vineyard or winery, or for those who have recently entered the Washington wine industry. The goal of this video series is to educate potential and new growers and winemakers in the essentials of economically viable, environmentally sustainable, high-quality grape and wine production practices.

Starting a vineyard or winery is a large investment that requires extensive financial, marketing, and horticultural planning. Throughout this video series, participants will learn the ins and outs of vineyard and business establishment and management. The economics of starting a vineyard and the principles of site selection, establishment, and sustainable grape production will all be addressed. In addition, the video series will outline the basics of winery design and equipment, what to look for in grapes, fermentation science, the science of red and white winemaking, and the economics of establishing and running a winery.  Learn more