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Managing a Vineyard

General Grape Production

Organic Farm Transition

Organic Certification

  • Washington Tilth Association – a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to provide support for and promotion of biologically sound and socially equitable agriculture.
  • WSDA Organic Food Program – Provides information on the procedures of becoming certified organic, and is a certifying agency for growers.
  • USDA National Organic Program – The NOP develops and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products.

Variety Changing / Grafting-Over

Canopy and Crop Management

Vineyard Floor Management

Irrigation and Water Management

This information can be found under Irrigation.

Pest, Disease, Disorder and Nutrition Management

This information can be found under:

Viticulture Certificate Courses

Take individual programs from the Viticulture Certificate Course, and custom-build your knowledge base.

Need a Consultant?

Washington Winegrowers Association, an industry organization in Washington, has a list of private consultants that can help you with the details of vineyard establishment.