Resources and information for growing grapes in Montana.
Papers and Research
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture – Provides a realistic picture of the process and what it takes to be successful by using web-based decision-making tools.
“Considering a Vineyard?”, Dr. Paul Domoto, Professor of Fruits, Nuts, & Fruit Trees Iowa State University
Larry Robertson and others, 2015 Nebraska Vita Nord Presentation, “Montana’s Grape & Wine Industry”. Larry Robertson, USDA, Dept. Natural Resources Conservation, Soil Conservationist
Cultivating Marquette Like Vinifera, by Bill Ward
Marquette: A Grape Worth Getting to Know, Napa Valley Register
Growing Grapes in Montana, MSU Extension
Achieving Sustainability in Montana Vineyards and Orchards, Dr. Terence Bradshaw
Itasca: A Winemaker’s Grape for Cold Climates, Matt Clark
Resources for Vineyards and Wineries in Montana, Dr. Zach Miller & Steph Hystad
Vineyard Practices for Crop Yield & Quality, Markus Keller
Tom Plocher 2017 Presentation: Developing New Cold Resistant Grape Varieties for a Changing Climate
Tom Plocher 2015 Presentation: Managing Vines for Sun Exposure and Quality of the Crop
Bob Thaden 2015 Presentation: Full Overhead Bird Netting