Vineyard development

When thinking of starting a vineyard, many questions come to mind: Is the land suitable for growing grapes? What types of soils are needed for successful grape and wine production? How much would it cost to establish a vineyard and produce grapes?

Decisions regarding design and location will largely determine the success and sustainability of a vineyard. The guides below discuss factors to consider when planning a vineyard and suggest resources to help in planning.

OSU Quick-start Resource Guide

eViticulture: A national online viticulture resource containing the latest science-based information for viticulturists. 

ODA Developing your Oregon Vineyard

Also available for vineyard managers in Oregon is a pest management guide produced by OSU Viticulture Extension Program. 

2013 Pest Management Guide for Wine Grapes in OregonThis publication is revised annually to include the newest information on pest control for diseases, insects, weeds, and vertebrate pests.

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