2020 Conference Proceedings

North Carolina Muscadine Grape Conference  January 12, 2020, Kenansville, NC

These online Proceedings are the PowerPoint presentations from the conference as pdf files. You will need Acrobat Reader 10 or higher to view these files.  Get Acrobat Reader A CD of these Proceedings is available free on request to NCMGA members attendees who have difficulty opening or downloading the online files.

Please note that the Proceedings are a benefit of membership in the Association or attendance at the conference. Members/attendees are welcome to download and print the files, and to share individual files sparingly. Please contact presenters directly if you wish to republish material from their presentations.  We ask that you NOT share the link to this Proceedings page. Instead, please encourage interested persons to join the NC Muscadine Grape Association!

  1. How to Manage Crop Loads in Muscadine Greg Ison, Ison’s Nursery and Vineyard
  2. Trends in Muscadine Cultivar PurchasesGreg Ison, Ison’s Nursery and Vineyard
  3. What information do we need to know to manage insects in North Carolina muscadinesHannah Burrack, NCSU Dept. of Entomology & Plant Pathology
  4. Muscadine DiseasesBill Cline, NCSU Dept. of Horticultural Science
  5. Muscadine Production UpdatesMark Hoffmann, NCSU Dept. of Horticultural Science
  6. Developing a Clean Plant Program for Muscadines Christie Almeyda, Micropropagation and Repository Unit (MPRU), NCSU
  7. Winemaking in North CarolinaMark Friszolowski, Childress Vineyards
  8. International Marketing for MuscadinesMichelle Wang, International Marketing Specialist, NCDA&CS
  9. New and Emerging Crops ProgramHunter Barrier, Agriculture Research Manager-Piedmont Research Station, New and Emerging Crops Program Coordinator
  10. Food Safety; What Muscadine Growers Really Need to KnowChloe Johnson, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, NC Local Produce Coordinator
  11. Health Messages of Muscadines – Angela Bendorf Jamison, Communicopia  Marketing
  12. Project to Revitalize the NC Muscadine Grape Association – Debby Wechsler, NCMGA Executive Secretary

The presentation by keynote speaker Dr. Patricia Gallagher is not posted here. It contained unpublished research and cannot be shared.