Ohio Grape-Wine Electronic Newsletter, or OGEN, is a monthly newsletter which addresses current topics of interest to you such as weather conditions, workshop announcements, pest updates, vineyard updates and much more.  To receive new issues via-email, please subscribe by sending an email request to Diane Kinney at

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  1. Frost Damage Update in Northeast Ohio

    May 16,

    Many vineyards in Northeast Ohio experienced damaging frosts on the mornings of May 8th and 9th. At the Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station (AARS), temperatures reached 30.4 degrees and 30.8 degrees on the mornings of the 8th and 9th, respectively.
  2. Last Weeks Frost Damage Update

    May 16,

    Current situation: The month-long stretch between mid-April to mid-May is the typical frost threat period from southern to northern Ohio, respectively. Vineyards almost dodged the bullet without frost injury this year until last week. On May 8th and 9th, minimum temperatures hovered around or dropped below 32 F in several locations in Ohio.
  3. Fungicide Sprays for Grapes and Vineyard Updates

    April 28,

    Fungicide Spray Guide for Wine Grapes Gets a New Look! NEWA to Ohio! OARDC-Wooster Vineyard Update AARS Vineyard Update Vine & Wine News Additions to the Website “Buckeye Appellation”
  4. Life's Journey

    March 31,

    Dave Scurlock's life through his eyes. Additional learning opportunities and more.
  5. Early Spring? Frost Protection

    February 28,

    This weather has us all thinking about spring...what should we be doing now? Updates on the 2017 OGWC, and much more. Take a few minutes to have a look.