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  1. Several Updates of Interest

    October 31,

    Clothes for the Season? Arneis-grape profile OSU Piketon South Centers Vineyard Update OSU/OARDC Vineyard Update 2014 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference 2nd Update
  2. 3rd Anniversary of the 2010 Tornado at OARDC

    October 25,

    The wheels of progress grind slowly but they grind exceedingly fine. This is the third anniversary update on the tornado that hit the OSU/OARDC Wooster Campus on September 16, 2010. The Williams Greenhouse Complex of the Horticulture and Crop Science Department, which was completely destroyed in the tornado, had November 2013 as the target date to have the greenhouse up and running
  3. The Ancient Art and Modern Science of Wine

    October 15,

    People have been drawn to the complex chemisty of wine for thousands of years, but wine researchers are only beginning to unlock its secrets
  4. Weather Alert: Old Man Winter is Knocking

    October 15,

    There is an old timers saying with regard to Autumn weather; that during the Autumn months there is often a big event during which, signals a significant shift or change of the pattern from late Summer to " real " Autumn". It can be argued by some that the coastal storm which brought HEAVY rain to much of the Middle Atlantic Coast for several days over this past weekend... is in fact just such an event.*
  5. To Pick or Not to Pick...

    October 4,

    To pick or not to pick, that is the question? Whether ‘tis noble(r) rot or sour rot? Some people just plain think differently. I am not an avid reader of William Shakespeare but I did see a similarity in what he was saying and decisions we as growers and winemakers go through every year.