Episode 116. Growing Organic Grapes in the Southeast
In this episode, NCAT horticulture specialists Luke Freeman and Guy Ames discuss the joys and trials of growing grapes in the humid Southeast.
The conversation touches on organic grape production; diseases and pests; trellising and pruning grapes; organic grape management; and cultivars of table grapes, wine grapes, and muscadines suited for organic production.
Luke and Guy both work as horticulture specialists with NCAT’s ATTRA sustainable agriculture program out of NCAT’s Southeast Regional Office in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Luke shares research findings from the University of Arkansas high tunnel grape project, led by Dr. Elena Garcia, and Guy shares his personal experience growing grapes and muscadines on his home farm.
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