Dr. Walt Mahaffee - USDA-ARS
Josh Vlach - Oregon Department of Agriculture
Vaughn Walton - Oregon State University
Join Oregon’s premier epidemiologists as they provide the latest research and practical management techniques of vineyard pests that are on the rise in Oregon. This presentation will feature the latest data on the spread of vine mealy bug and what this means for your vineyard.
Seasonal weather variations each vintage contribute strongly to accelerated disease pressure in the vineyard and 2022 was no exception with an epidemic of powdery mildew throughout many regions in Oregon. Don’t miss this presentation with Dr. Walt Mahafee as he delivers a review of the season and the necessities for optimizing vineyard health in 2023.