NC State
Small Fruits

Southern Region Small Fruits Consortium (2019/2020)

  • Contribute to myIPM with grape related resources
  • Develop and print a Muscadine Production Guide for the Southeast
  • Mechanical vs. manual leaf removal trials in Merlot and Chardonnay
  • Develop Muscadine consumer education material for the Southeast.

NC Grape and Wine Council (2019/2020)

  • Develop grape extension teams in North Carolina
  • Investigate the Management and Severity of Trunk Diseases in North Carolina

NC Strawberry Association (2019/2020)

  • Strawberry Cultivar Trials and advances selection in collaboration with Lassen Canyon and Cottle Farms

NCDA&CS New and Emerging Crops (2020-2021)

  • Improving the fresh-market muscadine industry: Evaluating training and management methods for new fresh-market muscadines

NCDA&CS Specialty Crop Block Program (2021-2022)

  • Management of Grape Trunk Diseases in North Carolina

USDA-NIFA Methyl Bromide Transition (2017-2021)

  • Integration of steam, exothermic substances and Allyl Isothiocyanate as soil disinfestation methods for strawberry nurseries

USDA-NIFA SCRI (2018-2020)

  • Planning to optimize the strawberry nursery industry