In this episode, we are diving into the essential vineyard tasks that you need to complete before bud burst in your vineyard to ensure you’re prepared and ready for the growing season. A successful season depends on you and your crew’s preparation. You must have a top-to-bottom plan for your vineyard so it can thrive during the upcoming season.
From knowing when you plan to spray your crops and with what products to how you will manage the floor of your vineyard, a few tasks must be done before bud burst. This episode contains the four essential vineyard tasks and a few bonus tips so you can enter the season confident that your vineyard is healthy and prepared.
Enjoy, and please reach out if you have follow-up vineyard preparation questions after you listen.
In this episode, you will hear:
- How to correct pruning mistakes to ensure your shoots grow correctly.
- Tips on leaving clear buds on the spur positions.
- How to prepare yourself with spray products for the season.
- Fertilization tips if you have annual herbicide drift issues.
- If mowing or tilling your cover crop is best for your vineyard.
- And more!
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