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  • Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019 

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure. ” The definition of organic fertilizer is simple...

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    Fish Amino Acid Fertilizer Effect & Function in Agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 18, 2020 

    Fish protein organic liquid fertilizer is a pure natural fertilizer, It's rich in organic matter, fish protein, peptides, biological polysaccharides, etc. It's also a kind of functional fertilizer, can be used as base fertilizer, topdressing, can be irrigated root, drip irrigation, flushing spray. According to Fish protein fertilizer with rich organic matter, protein, polypeptide, etc. , after plowing soil significantly increased the content of soil organic matter, can rapidly promote the soil microbial breeding, greatly activate the soil nutrient, increase the soil fertility, improve soil protecting fertilizer water retention capacity, the use of fish protein fertilizer can effectively improve soil harden problems, maintain soil fertility... GrapesSpray before germination to prevent the cold spring...

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    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 22, 2018 

    If you grow grapes,you may reaching to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especally in main grapevine growing area such as Americas,Europe and Australia. The disease seems as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant mycelium and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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    3 Most Troubling Grapevine Diseases

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 11, 2018 

    There are more than 30 known grape diseases. Among them, sour rot, anthrax and powdery mildew are the most common diseases... Symptom There are rotten grapes, if it is bagged grapes, under the bags there is a dark moist, while there are vinegar flies around the rotten ears, emitting acetic acid taste... Site of occurrence:fruitOccurrence stage:After grape sealing→When grapes are coloredBest prevention time:Staining to MaturityGrape Powdery MildewIt is a common disease of many plant species and belongs to the fungal disease of the genus Leptospira of ascomycetes... Grapes infected with anthrax are ugly and have low commercial value...

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    What's symptom Grape leaf roll disease ?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 4, 2018 

    Grape leafroll DiseasesGrape leafroll disease is a common virus disease in grape production, which is widely spread. Grape leaf roll disease has semi-latent characteristics. It does not show symptoms in most growing seasons... Dodder can transmit virus from diseased grapes to healthy grapes in the field. Juice inoculation can not spread from grapes to grapes, but it can be transmitted to herbal hosts through grapes...

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    100% Water Soluble High Quality Fe EDDHA 6% Iron Chelate Fertilizer

    By Kathy Humate

    Published Feb 28 

    EDDHA, is a chelate that protects nutrients against precipitation in a wide pH-range: 4-9, which is higher than EDTA and DTPA in pH range. This makes the EDDHA-chelates suitable for alkaline and calcareous soils as well as soils containing high levels of carbonate. It is mainly used for fertigation in open fields and soil injection as well as fertigation in high tech, soil-less cultures. The product contains the highest percentage of the ortho-ortho isomere: 4... 60Dosing instructions/Soil application: fertigation or soil injectionCropApplication dateTotal dosage in kg/haTotal dosage in g/treeCitrus Young trees Adult trees2-3 applications:- 1x: vegetative development - 1x: spring application- 1x: autumn application 5-30g 30-80gFruit trees Young trees Adult trees2 applications:At the very beginning of vegetative development 5-20g 20-50gVineyards Young grapesAdult grapes T able grapesBefore bud opening or first symptom of deficiency 3-5g5-25g 10-25gVegetables2 applications:- 1x: 4-6 weeks after planting - 1x: Before flower induction10 - 15 kg/ha Flowers2 applications,- 1x: In spring period- 1x: At first symptoms of deficiency10 - 50 kg/ha The pH in the tank should be above 3...

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    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant 1

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 22, 2018 

    If you grow grapes,you may reaching to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especally in main grapevine growing area such as Americas,Europe and Australia. The disease seems as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant mycelium and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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    Why magnesium is important for grape?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 4, 2018 

    Magnesium’s effect is essential for grape,it can be called “a large number of elements” for grapes,and the demand is simliar to phosphorus. Even the magnesium content of grape leaves is higher than that of phosphorus. It is directly involved in physiological and biochemical processes such as photosynthesis and enzyme activation of grapes,and is one of the mineral elements necessary for normal growth and development of grapes and improvement of fruit quality... The photosynthesis of grapes,the conversion of phosphorus,the formation of pectin substances and vitamin A,and the elimination of the harmful effects of excess calcium are all inseparable from the participation of magnesium... Improve the yield and quality of grapesMagnesium can promote photosynthesis,strengthen carbon dioxide fixation and dry matter accumulation,which is an important factor affecting the formation of grape quality...

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    From Industrial Pesticides to Integrated Pest Management: A New Trend in Vineyard Practices

    By Thomas Grandperrin

    Updated Dec 14, 2020 

    This article was initially published on The Wine Industry Advisor as part of a series on biological control and Integrated Pest Management written by UAV-IQ Precision Agriculture. Grape growers are facing increased threats from invasive insect pests. The issue with those non-native species is that there are often no naturally occurring enemies capable of controlling them and new Integrated Pest Management (IPM) protocols might take years to be developed, forcing growers to rely on broad-spectrum insecticides until more ecologically friendly alternatives are available. A notable example of an invasive pest affecting California vineyards is the vine mealybug, which is a major pest of grape vines not only because of the damage they can cause to the fruit but also for the viruses they transmit, such as the grape leafroll-associated virus... Kent has led several research projects on vine mealybugs and the development of ecologically-based insect pest management systems in vineyards and other perennial crops, such as almonds, pistachios, grapes, and stone fruit...

    Categories: Organic Specialty Crops, Sustainable Agriculture

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    How to prevent powdery mildew

    By Elvis Wu

    Published Oct 12, 2019 

    If you grow grapes, you may reach to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especially in the main grapevine growing area such as the Americas, Europe, and Australia. The symptoms look as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant part and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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  • Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019 

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure. ” The definition of organic fertilizer is simple...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Wheat

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    Fish Amino Acid Fertilizer Effect & Function in Agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 18, 2020 

    Fish protein organic liquid fertilizer is a pure natural fertilizer, It's rich in organic matter, fish protein, peptides, biological polysaccharides, etc. It's also a kind of functional fertilizer, can be used as base fertilizer, topdressing, can be irrigated root, drip irrigation, flushing spray. According to Fish protein fertilizer with rich organic matter, protein, polypeptide, etc. , after plowing soil significantly increased the content of soil organic matter, can rapidly promote the soil microbial breeding, greatly activate the soil nutrient, increase the soil fertility, improve soil protecting fertilizer water retention capacity, the use of fish protein fertilizer can effectively improve soil harden problems, maintain soil fertility... GrapesSpray before germination to prevent the cold spring...

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    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 22, 2018 

    If you grow grapes,you may reaching to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especally in main grapevine growing area such as Americas,Europe and Australia. The disease seems as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant mycelium and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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    3 Most Troubling Grapevine Diseases

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 11, 2018 

    There are more than 30 known grape diseases. Among them, sour rot, anthrax and powdery mildew are the most common diseases... Symptom There are rotten grapes, if it is bagged grapes, under the bags there is a dark moist, while there are vinegar flies around the rotten ears, emitting acetic acid taste... Site of occurrence:fruitOccurrence stage:After grape sealing→When grapes are coloredBest prevention time:Staining to MaturityGrape Powdery MildewIt is a common disease of many plant species and belongs to the fungal disease of the genus Leptospira of ascomycetes... Grapes infected with anthrax are ugly and have low commercial value...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Timber

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    What's symptom Grape leaf roll disease ?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 4, 2018 

    Grape leafroll DiseasesGrape leafroll disease is a common virus disease in grape production, which is widely spread. Grape leaf roll disease has semi-latent characteristics. It does not show symptoms in most growing seasons... Dodder can transmit virus from diseased grapes to healthy grapes in the field. Juice inoculation can not spread from grapes to grapes, but it can be transmitted to herbal hosts through grapes...

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    100% Water Soluble High Quality Fe EDDHA 6% Iron Chelate Fertilizer

    By Kathy Humate

    Published Feb 28 

    EDDHA, is a chelate that protects nutrients against precipitation in a wide pH-range: 4-9, which is higher than EDTA and DTPA in pH range. This makes the EDDHA-chelates suitable for alkaline and calcareous soils as well as soils containing high levels of carbonate. It is mainly used for fertigation in open fields and soil injection as well as fertigation in high tech, soil-less cultures. The product contains the highest percentage of the ortho-ortho isomere: 4... 60Dosing instructions/Soil application: fertigation or soil injectionCropApplication dateTotal dosage in kg/haTotal dosage in g/treeCitrus Young trees Adult trees2-3 applications:- 1x: vegetative development - 1x: spring application- 1x: autumn application 5-30g 30-80gFruit trees Young trees Adult trees2 applications:At the very beginning of vegetative development 5-20g 20-50gVineyards Young grapesAdult grapes T able grapesBefore bud opening or first symptom of deficiency 3-5g5-25g 10-25gVegetables2 applications:- 1x: 4-6 weeks after planting - 1x: Before flower induction10 - 15 kg/ha Flowers2 applications,- 1x: In spring period- 1x: At first symptoms of deficiency10 - 50 kg/ha The pH in the tank should be above 3...

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    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant 1

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 22, 2018 

    If you grow grapes,you may reaching to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especally in main grapevine growing area such as Americas,Europe and Australia. The disease seems as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant mycelium and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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    Why magnesium is important for grape?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 4, 2018 

    Magnesium’s effect is essential for grape,it can be called “a large number of elements” for grapes,and the demand is simliar to phosphorus. Even the magnesium content of grape leaves is higher than that of phosphorus. It is directly involved in physiological and biochemical processes such as photosynthesis and enzyme activation of grapes,and is one of the mineral elements necessary for normal growth and development of grapes and improvement of fruit quality... The photosynthesis of grapes,the conversion of phosphorus,the formation of pectin substances and vitamin A,and the elimination of the harmful effects of excess calcium are all inseparable from the participation of magnesium... Improve the yield and quality of grapesMagnesium can promote photosynthesis,strengthen carbon dioxide fixation and dry matter accumulation,which is an important factor affecting the formation of grape quality...

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    From Industrial Pesticides to Integrated Pest Management: A New Trend in Vineyard Practices

    By Thomas Grandperrin

    Updated Dec 14, 2020 

    This article was initially published on The Wine Industry Advisor as part of a series on biological control and Integrated Pest Management written by UAV-IQ Precision Agriculture. Grape growers are facing increased threats from invasive insect pests. The issue with those non-native species is that there are often no naturally occurring enemies capable of controlling them and new Integrated Pest Management (IPM) protocols might take years to be developed, forcing growers to rely on broad-spectrum insecticides until more ecologically friendly alternatives are available. A notable example of an invasive pest affecting California vineyards is the vine mealybug, which is a major pest of grape vines not only because of the damage they can cause to the fruit but also for the viruses they transmit, such as the grape leafroll-associated virus... Kent has led several research projects on vine mealybugs and the development of ecologically-based insect pest management systems in vineyards and other perennial crops, such as almonds, pistachios, grapes, and stone fruit...

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    How to prevent powdery mildew

    By Elvis Wu

    Published Oct 12, 2019 

    If you grow grapes, you may reach to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew. Especially in the main grapevine growing area such as the Americas, Europe, and Australia. The symptoms look as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant part and conidia on the surface of the plant... If leaf cover is thick, expose developing grapes and improve air circulation by removing leaves at the bases of the stems...

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  • VineRobot, an Unmanned ground vehicle equipped with non-invasive sensor technology to monitor grape growth

    The VineRobot is equipped with non-invasive advanced sensors and artificial intelligence systems, to provide reliable, fast and objective information on the state of the vineyards to grape growers. Thanks to these technologies, VineRobot will be able to work — that is, retrieving agronomical and physiological data from the grapevines — autonomously and safely over long periods of time under the uncertain environmental conditions typically found in vineyards.

    The first version of the VineRobot incorporates a fluorescence-based sensor to assess nitrogen content in leaves. The measurement is performed on-the-go and provides information about the heterogeneity and state of the vineyard.
    The other sensor included in the VineRobot measures the anthocyanin content in grapes. This sensor is a fusion between a fluorescence sensor and a fine vision system: It gathers information about the composition of grape berries.

    Photo: VineRobot (crédits: VineRobot Project http://www.vinerobot.eu)

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    Posted By Kosona Chriv
    Aug 15, 2016 

    Soil Salinity and Moisture measurement system for Grapes Field by Wireless Sensor Network

    Authors: M.K. Bhanarkar and P.M. Korake

    © 2016 M.K. Bhanarkar and P.M. Korake. This open access article is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 license.

    Publisher: Cogent Engineering

    Soil moisture and salinity measurement are the essential factors for crop irrigation as well as to increase the yield. Grapes eminence depends on the water volume contents in soil and soil nutrients. Based on these conditions, we determined water demand for best quality of grapes by wireless sensor network (WSN). Using lot of chemical fertilizers increases soil salinity but reduces soil fertility, soil salinity defines electrical conductivity or salty soil. Precise agriculture systems are integrated with multiple sensors to monitor and control the incident. Integrated WSN is designed and developed to measure soil moisture and salinity. ATmega328 microcontroller, XBee and Soil sensors are integrated across the system. This system is more competent, it can be helpful to automatic irrigation system and soil salinity monitoring.
    https://adalidda.net/posts/CuZtbA2tRuQibRzn7/soil-salinity-and-moisture-measurement-system-for-grapes
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    Posted By Fruits And Tree Nuts
    Updated Apr 9 

    "In today's My Ag Life Daily News Report, host @Sabrina Halvorson talks with Steve Vasquez of Sun-Maid about how grapes are progressing this spring and the need to watch for powdery mildew."

    https://twitter.com/sabrinahalvorsn/status/1380554841152483328

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    Posted By Brian Glaeske
    Aug 12, 2019 

    We have a crop scouting app that we're pretty happy to tell people about. FarmQA Scouting is your digital agronomy assistant for crop and field scouting. Scouting's flexible scouting templates allow the creation of the perfect template you need for your precision agriculture operation. Increase the effectiveness of your crop scouting for standard crops as well as specialty crops like fruits, vegetables, hops, or even grapes. There are no constraints because FarmQA Scouting is adaptable.

    https://farmqa.com/scouting
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    Disease Detection in Tree Leaves and Fruits using Image Processing Techniques

    Authors: Nivetha. I, Dr. M. Padmaa

    Published in: Journal of Radio and Television Broadcast: 3 pp. 24-28.
    Communities: MAT JOURNALS

    India is the agriculture based country. Now a day, agricultural product yield is decrease for the reason of disease affect the plants like fungus, virus diseases. In this paper, we detect the tree leaves and fruits disease using image processing techniques. In this paper apple, grapes and pomegranate disease are detected. The apple diseases are apple scab, apple rot, Marssonina leaf blotch, black rot canker, apple mosaic. The grape diseases are black rot, powdery mildew, downy mildew, anthracnose, bacterial leaf spot, and rust. The pomegranate diseases are bacterial blight, aspergillus fruit rot, anthracnose, cercospora fruit spot, cescospora leaf spot.

    Photos: Input image, Resized image, Gray image, Noise removal Image, Color filter, Filtered image, Contrast enhanced, Otsu segmentation, Conversion to HIS, Neural network, Disease name respectively (credits: Nivetha. I, Dr. M. Padmaa)

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    Use of multispectral and thermal imagery in precision viticulture

    Authors: G Tanda and V. Chiarabini

    Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1224, conference 1

    The increasing demand for higher quality and yield of wine production has led to a growing interest in precision viticulture, i.e., practices of monitoring and managing spatial variations in variables related to productivity within a vineyard. This paper presents a few applications of optical measurements, in combination with monitoring systems making use of geolocation and remote/proximal sensing, to calculate vegetation indices related to plant vigour and water stress in vineyards. Measurements were performed on vineyards in Burgenland, Austria, by both aerial and proximal (terrestrial) sensing techniques. A remote-sensing, four-band multispectral sensor, placed on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), has been used to detect the spectral signature of the vineyard and to calculate the NDVI index, useful to selectively address the harvest on the basis of quality and quantity of grapes. Proximal, thermal infrared imaging complemented the investigation providing information about the water status of the vegetation through the CWSI index. Examples of vigour maps are provided, showing, inside a given parcel, the presence of canopies at different level of vegetation characteristics. Results provide a range of information useful to make the optimal choice in management strategies of vineyards.

    Photo: UAV equipped with multispectral sensor, GPS device and digital camera. (credits: G Tanda and V. Chiarabini)

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    Posted By Technology
    Aug 3, 2018 

    https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/grapes/make-vineyard-management-precise/

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    Mini review: Fruit Residues as Plant Biostimulants for Bio-based Product Recovery

    Authors: Andrea Ertani, Ornella Francioso, Serenella Nardi

    Journal Title: AIMS Agriculture and Food

    ISSN: 2471-2086 (Online)

    Publisher: AIMS Press

    The request of natural products has augmented in the last years due to the increase in intolerance and allergy reactions showed by humans versus pesticides and certain chemical compounds used in agriculture. In response to this demand, innovative methods and new natural matrices have been exploited to obtain products able to increase plant nutrients use efficiency. In this context, agro-industrial residues contain bioactive molecules, including antioxidants and phenols, which may be used by farmers to improve crop productivity. Phenols are ubiquitous in plants and are essential components of the human diet by virtue of their antioxidant properties. They may also act as positive growth regulators by modifying the root architecture and, consequently, the uptake of macronutrients, potassium especially. In order to understand their effects on the plant metabolic pathways, agro-industrial residues were supplied to maize plants and the activity of specific enzymes was evaluated. In this review, developments and improved understanding on fruit residues on primary and secondary plants metabolism are discussed.

    Illustration Photo: Crushed grapes emerge from an old-style wine press as pomace, which contains dietary fiber and antioxidants (credits: Lynn Ketchum / Oregon State University / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0))

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    Soil Salinity and Moisture measurement system for Grapes Field by Wireless Sensor Network

    Soil moisture and salinity measurement are the essential factors for crop irrigation as well as to increase the yield. Grapes eminence depends on the water volume contents in soil and soil nutrients. Based on these conditions, we determined water demand for best quality of grapes by wireless sensor network (WSN). Using lot of chemical fertilizers increases soil salinity but reduces soil fertility, soil salinity defines electrical conductivity or salty soil. Precise agriculture systems are integrated with multiple sensors to monitor and control the incident. Integrated WSN is designed and developed to measure soil moisture and salinity. ATmega328 microcontroller, XBee and Soil sensors are integrated across the system. This system is more competent, it can be helpful to automatic irrigation system and soil salinity monitoring.

    Illustration Photo: Wineyard (Public Domain from Pixabay.com)

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    Posted By Cover Crops
    May 2, 2017 

    "Conventional wisdom is to maintain bare ground directly beneath vines in vineyards to prevent weeds from competing with the vines for nutrients and water.
    "In the cool, humid conditions of the Northeast and much of the Midwest, that conventional wisdom may not be all that smart.
    "According to a new series of studies, cover crops are not only good for the grapes, but are also better for the environment."
    http://www.goodfruit.com/studies-show-no-downside-to-trying-cover-crops-in-vineyards/
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