Organic Control of Fungus in Vineyards, Eliminating Chemical Sprays

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Stephen Pearce
Ohio River Vista Vineyard, Winery & Research Station

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: grapes


  • Animal Production: preventive practices
  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, no-till, application rate management, contour farming, terraces
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, mentoring, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, value added
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, physical control, row covers (for pests), weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    This proposal is for the testing of a new technique for the control of fungus in Ohio River Valley vineyards, solely by organic and environmentally friendly means.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.