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Viticulture and Enology Extension News (VEEN)

Viticulture and Enology Extension News (VEEN) is published two times per year – April and September


Current Issue

Spring 2024 (PDF) – Nematode Sampling, Spotted Lanternfly, Japanese Beetle Quarantines, HiRes Vineyard Nutrition, Smart Vineyard, Wine Commission Update

Past Issues

Fall 2023 (PDF) – ESA Pesticide Labels, Vineyard Nutrient Budgeting, Soil Moisture Sensors, Wine Commission Research Resources website

Spring 2023 (PDF) – Beneficial insects, AgWeatherNet 10-day forecasts, Frost mitigation, Mealybug monitoring, Getting involved in research reviews

Fall 2022 (PDF) – Spotted Lanternfly, Irrigating by Variety, Soil Health, Research Priorities

Spring 2022 (PDF) – Phylloxera risk map, automated shoot thinning, partial rootzone drying, managing grape acidity in hot years, grape mealybug mating disruption, and research funding.

Fall 2021 (PDF) – Japanese beetles, AgWeatherNet new mobile site, HiRes Vineyard project, Intelligent Sprayer, Winter meetings, Grape and Wine Research History.

Spring 2021 (PDF) – FRAME Resource Updates, Leafminers, Sprayer Overview, Mechanical Canopy Cooling, Drone-based Vineyard Water-Status Imagery, Scholarships, Wine Commission Funding Update

Fall 2020 (PDF) – Pesticide Recertification Credits, Leafminers, AgWeatherNet Updates, Smoke Task Force, Scholarships and Sabbaticals, Winter Meetings

Spring 2020 (PDF) – Quarantines, Disease Resistant Grape Varieties, Vine Water Response, Research Program, Certificate Program

Fall 2019 (PDF) – Phylloxera scouting, Irrigation Management, Spotted Lanternfly, Non-Saccharomyces Yeasts, Research Program

Spring 2019 (PDF) Buffalo Treehoppers, Solid Set Chemical Delivery, Fungicide Resistance Selection, Sour Rot, Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program, PICOL

Fall 2018 (PDF) – Soil Salinity and Sodicity, Root-Knot Nematode Biology, Sprayer Pressure Gauges, Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program, PNW Grape Quarantine Harmonization, 2019 Winegrowers Convention

Spring 2018 (PDF) – Testing for Fungicide Resistance, VitisGen2 Update, Herbicide Use in WA, Leaffolders, Winery Pesticide Licensing, Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program, Wine Microbiology Update, WSU V&E Program Tours

Fall 2017 (PDF) – Smoke Taint, Grape Powdery Mildew, Pre-emergent Herbicides, Price Premiums and Certifications, Wine Microbiology Update, Washington State Wine Commission, Grape Quarantine Harmonization

Spring 2017 (PDF)– Winter precipitation, Berry splitting, Insect vectors, Herbicides, AWN phenology model, Wine microbiology, Pesticide drift, NASS ag census, Washington Winegrowers, Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program

Fall 2016 (PDF) – Legality of Propagating Vines, AWN Annual Review, Irrigation Maintenance, Leafhopper Pesticide Evaluation, Cold Hardiness Resources, Pesticide Licensing in Wineries, Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program Review

Spring 2016 (PDF) – Sprayer Calibration, P Fertilizer, Deep Irrigation, New Mite in WA,  Sensory of Bubbles, Brettanomyces

Fall 2015 (PDF) – Water Resources, Weather Review, Concord Chlorosis, Crop Coefficients, Barrel Craftsmanship, Acid Adjustments

Spring 2015 (PDF) – Phloem Damage, Trunk Diseases, Butterfly Sanctuaries, Drought Advisory, Weather Review

Fall 2014 (PDF) – Economics of Trunk Disease Management, Native Plants, Blackleaf, Bud Fruitfulness, Leaffolders, Weather Review, Winery Bench Trials, Brettanomyces detection

Spring 2014 (PDF) – Quarantines, Clean Plants, Mite Resistance, Canopy Management, Native Yeasts, Irrigating Variable Soils, Grape and Wine Acidity Explained

Fall 2013 (PDF) – Mites, Winter Water, Brettanomyces, Irrigation Scheduler Mobile

Spring 2013 (PDF) – Native Plants in Vineyards, Berry Water Balance, Grapevine Redleaf (Red Blotch) Disease, Wine Sensory Lab Update, Wine Matrix and Tannins

Fall 2012 (PDF)  – Dormant Lime Sulfur, Physiology of GLRD, Robotic Pruning, Maceration Part 3, Atypical Aging, Smoke Taint

Spring 2012 (PDF) – Vintage Explained, SWD, Mealybug Trapping, Mobile Irrigation Scheduling, Maceration Part 2, Tannin Additions

Fall 2011 (PDF) – Season in Review, Mealybugs, AWN, Maceration, Measuring Brix, WSU Wine Sensory

Spring 2011 (PDF) – Cold Hardiness, BMSB & SWD, Native Cover crops, Clonal Plant ID, Irrigation Sensors, High Acid Wines