How to design a vineyard

Ready to plant a vineyard? Watch this video of useful tips for designing a vineyard and avoid being stuck with common errors.

Image courtesy of Ron Perry, MSU
Image courtesy of Ron Perry, MSU

If you are preparing to install a new vineyard, Michigan State University horticulturalist Tom Zabadal has a new video that will help you layout your vineyard for ease of operation and harvest success. After reviewing resources about vineyard site selection on the MSU Extension website, grape growers will appreciate the advice offered in the 45-minute Vineyard Design video.

How much space will you need to operate equipment? What are headlands? How long should rows be? How tall should trellises be? With this video, Zabadal shares practical tips from years of experience that will benefit anyone planting a new vineyard.

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