Vineyard Nutrient Management: Monitoring and Assessment of Needs
Akin to minimal irrigation applications, judicious applications of fertilizers is a sustainable practice that pays dividends in quality.
Dec 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Editor's Note: This is the first in a two-part series on vineyard nutrient management. I spend most of my growing season days making recommendations to growers about both water management and vine nutrient management. I have found that the two are inextricably linked. I also have found that they can be managed with similar mindsets, which is to irrigate and fertilize only as needed and without a pre-planned or programmed approach. Like irrigation, if the vineyard doesn't need a nutrient, I gen...
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