Tag: vineyard management

When Beetles Attack: X. arvicola in the Vineyards of La Rioja, Spain

Photo By Gilles San Martin from Namur, Belgium (Xylotrechus arvicola) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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In the Vineyard: “DIY Terroir”

Photo by Flickr user Rexness

The following is a guest post by Gary Strachan, an international vineyard and winery consultant specializing in the start up of vineyards and wineries. Please see his complete bio at the end of this post! Do you ever have that…

Evaluation of Pesticide Residues at Schools in Close Proximity to Vineyards in South Africa

Photo by Jeff Vanuga, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. (USDA NRCS Photo Gallery: NRCSAZ02083.tif) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

One of the major concerns about the use of pesticides in viticulture and agriculture in general is the potential for these chemicals to drift onto neighboring farms that do not wish to use these pesticides, and more importantly, into residential…