Pest Management

This section includes resources on how to combat the common vineyard pests and diseases including how they spread, their effect on vines and strategies for their control.

Early Season Disease Reminders

Integrated Pest Management

IPM is an ecologically based management program aimed at reducing unnecessary inputs in crop production and improving overall fruit quality.

For more information:

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Find horticulture county centers and agents. Also available: Muscadine Grape Diseases and Their Control by W.O. Cline.

North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Phone: (919) 733-7125

Pesticide Label Information 

Pesticide Container Recycling 

Environmental Regulations 

Waste Disposal and Permits

Fungicide Spray Recommendations 

Pesticide disposal and pesticide container recycling is essential. Contact the NCDA&CS Pesticide Section at (919) 733-3556 for general information.

For questions about legal disposal options, contact:

William T. McClelland
NCDA Pesticide Disposal Specialist
4000 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 733-7366

Worker Protection Standards and OSHA Regulations