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    Japanese beetles help

    I can't speak for all states, but Diazinon is certainly still available. Its restricted use of course. But absolutely available and fairly cost effective. 75$-80 for 21/2 gallon jug. I buy 21/2 gallons of Diazinon AG500, every other year or so....and it has an AG use label for several...
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    IPM options

    Ok then, IPM = Integrated Pest Management Wasn't trying to confuse anyone? I guess I assumed it was a commonly known subject, it is mentioned in most every extension, pest removal/prevention recommendation, type document I'm aware of...and given the forum header of grape growing, one could...
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    IPM options

    What are some of your IPM strategies? All chemical, some cultural some biological? We have 12 acres planted in fruit. We discovered that having a planned out IPM is absolutely necessary. We currently have a decent spray program, following the recommended practices. We also take active steps...
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    Japanese beetles help

    I suggest treating as much of your sod space, and the adjoining neighbors place too if you can, use something approved for sod treatment. First treatment when you have your first 3 day span over 60°, last of March first of April, then every 2 weeks through June. Diazonon, Loriisban, ect This...
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    Mustang maxx residual

    Remember also when t key targeting SWD to follow a program...... I spray at dusk, this protects the bees, and hits SWD while most active.....also catches Japanese Beetles clustered for the night...
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    Mustang maxx residual

    Zero residual. Very low Pre Harvest Interval. It's one of the best broad tools out there......be sure to watch your modes of action and try to rotate them.......thinks of the utmost importance with SWD.... The PHI for grapes is 1 day.... Always read the lable.....its available if you Google...
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    Hilling up

    You tube grape weeder, grape hoe, theres several options.....pricey but they do exist Personally I've been giving thought to a 3pt rototiller, only use half of it, set it up.om a tool bar, set outside the tire, run a 1 to 1 gearbox to feed it from the pto. Run in reverse it will throw up...
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    Vineyard From the Beginning- Grapeman

    Grape man I haven't seen any updates in quite a while....since last year actually.....hows it going? Hows it looking? Not to be rude......but ....Folks this was a great forum topic, it be real nice if we could hold our squirrel chases in a different post......it disrupted the progression of the...
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    Random mutation?! Please help

    That's very interesting
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    Random mutation?! Please help

    I have never seen anything like that before, but I find it interesting......cut one open and see what's inside.....
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    Aluminium ground anchors - how long do they last.

    I struggled with anchors myself.. I found the drive in cable anchors to be un reliable, and not hardy for rocky ground. My grapes and muscadines are currently anchored with 5' T posts driven all the way in and a 1/4" hole drilled in the top with double 12g wires wrapped then twisted. I plan...
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    Forum blocking

    I don't like the app as well....but it works.....it doesn't feel right or something lol
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    Forum blocking

    I reboot weekly or my email messes up...I'm using the app now
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    Forum blocking

    Figured it out. Thank you
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    What are commercial vineyard spraying as a herbicide around their vines?

    Glyphosate isn't going anywhere.......the EPA and most Non Californian scientists are not on the lawsuit bandwagon......
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