Heat causes growth spurt for Oregon vineyards


The recent warm and dry weather caused a major growth spurt at Willamette Valley vineyards.

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The recent warm and dry weather caused a major growth spurt at Willamette Valley vineyards.

Jim Prosser, owner of J.K. Carriere Wines in Newberg, said in the last two weeks, his vines have grown about a foot. Normally they’d grow only about an inch or two in that time.

But it’s not just the vines growing like weeds, so are all the weeds and all the grasses in his pesticide-free vineyard.

Read more at KGW.

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