Indentifying physiological and chemical disorders.
Developing a Greater Awareness of Your Vineyard's Condition (pdf file)
Cane Positioning (pdf file)
Considerations for the Mechanical Pruning of Concord Grapevines (pdf file)
Growing Table Grapes in a Temperate Climate, MSU Bulletin E2774. Includes
a discussion of parts of the grapevine and the fundamentals of pruning
Spring freeze - frost protection in vineyards
Listen and view a presentation on spring freeze concerns.
Factors Related to Spring Frost Damage: What Are the Options (pdf file)
2002 Michigan grape growing season - effects of frost (pdf file)
Table Grape Varieties for Michigan, MSUE
bulletin E2642. View text..
Vine Training Systems: What Purposes
Do They Serve and What Attributes Are Most Important? (pdf
Vine Training Systems for Winegrape Production in Cool Climates (pdf file)
Requirements for becoming and operating a winery (pdf file)
Engineering a Modern Vineyard Trellis (pdf file)
Sources of Vines for Wine Grape Varieties
Sitting a wine vineyard in Leelanau and Berrien Counties - a research report with geographic information.
Vineyard Establishment 1: Preplant Decisions, MSUE bulletin E2644. View text.
Vineyard Establishment 2: Planting and Early Care, MSUE bulletin E2645. View text.
New: Grapevine Cold Hardiness: Mechanisms of Cold Acclimation, Mid-Winter Hardiness Maintenance, and Spring Deacclimation. Download the entire pdf (15 MB) here. Or download individual pdf pages (1 MB each): Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12, Page 13, Page 14.
Assessing and Managing Grapevines in Response to Winter Injury (pdf file)
Construction of Equipment for Hilling-up and Taking-Out Soil Around Grafted Grapevines (pdf file)
Mechanics for Avoiding Injury to Cold-Tender Grape Varieties (pdf
Estimating Functional Nodes Retained in Winter and/or Frost Damaged Vineyards. (pdf file)