Curious Galls on Muscadine Vine

Recently, a muscadine vine cane was brought into the lab after pruning. It had galls along the cane at nearly every node. Grape cane gallmaker (http://nysipm.cornell.edu/factsheets/grapes/pests/gcgm/gcgm.pdf) may be the culprit, but there are other types of gall making insects around … Continue reading

2015 Mississippi Grape and Muscadine Short Courses Announced

Thanks to a grant from the Specialty Crops Block grant program and the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, MSU Extension Service will be hosting two short courses for grape and muscadine growers.  One will be held in Verona and … Continue reading

Suggestions for Getting Better Information in Online Searches

In January I will be giving a talk about online resources that are available for muscadines at the SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, GA.  My presentation will be on where the best, most useful information about muscadines … Continue reading

More Upcoming Fruit-Related Educational Events in 2013

In case the Muscadine Field Day wasn’t enough for you, there are other events to help you learn about muscadines (and other fruit crops). First up is another Muscadine Field Day, this one in Arkansas (http://arkansasagnews.uark.edu/7849.htm) : The University of … Continue reading

Agenda for the 2013 Muscadine Field Day

8:30-9:00 AM  Registration 9:00-9:10 AM Welcome and Introductions Dr. Eric T. Stafne Fruit Crop Specialist, Mississippi State University Dr. Patricia Knight Department Head, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University  9:10-9:20 AM MSU Food Science and Muscadines Dr. Sam … Continue reading