Welcome to the Grape Crop Team

Our Grape Crop Team is available for members to join. We look forward to connecting with you.

Recent Alerts

UCCE sounds alarm on looming insect threat

The spotted lanternfly is a major threat to numerous crops in California. Jeannette Warnert | May 14, 2020 Strikingly beautiful with a striped yellow abdomen and ruby red and black polka dot wings, the spotted lanternfly’s esthetic appeal belies its destructive nature. “Spotted lanternfly is a major threat to apples, grapes, stone fruits, roses, landscape […]

Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County

David Haviland, University of California Vine mealybug is a significant pest in California grapes; it can cause them to be unmarketable, and in wine grapes can reduce the ability of vines to move sugar into the fruit. Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County Advisor says pest is spreading leaf roll from site to site. […]

Online CE for Members

For a limited time, CAPCA is offering free online CE to 2020 Members.  We are working everyday to help our members receive CE hours in the face of the COVID pandemic. Access online CE now, or Become a Member today

Vineyard Viruses

Leafroll and red blotch diminish the product, plant pathologist says.  Full story can be found HERE

Additional Resources


New Troubles From the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter

Frost, Cover Crops and Ice-nucleating Bacteria

Post-emergent Herbicide Control Options for Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) in the San Joaquin Valley


UC Pest Management Guidelines: Grape

UC Pest Management Guidelines: Grape
• Guide to Vineyard Trunk Diseases in California
• Grape powdery mildew risk assessment index
• Omnivorous leafroller degree-days model
• Orange tortrix degree-days model

Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Pesticide Applications

Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Pesticide Applications card set PDF in English and Spanish, plus other pesticide safety resources

Agricultural Videos

Agricultural videos—in particular:
• Year-round IPM programs: Video tour
• Using IPM degree-day tools
• Setting a Macabee gopher trap
• Trap placement for pocket gophers

Online Training

Online training (*with continuing education units)
• Moving beyond pesticides
• Using degree days in orchards
• Pesticide application equipment/calibration*
• Pesticide resistance*

Online training (some with continuing education units) on pesticide application equipment/calibration and pesticide resistance

UC ANR Blogs

UC ANR blogs—in particular:
• Grape Notes
• UC Weed Science

UC ANR Twitter


UC Integrated Viticulture

UC Integrated Viticulture