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The University of Georgia operates the oldest breeding program in the United States dedicated to the improvement of the muscadine grape. Started in 1909, the UGA program has released over 30 cultivars.

Goals of the program include:

  • the development of new cultivars that combine large berry size with perfect flowers
  • earlier and later harvest dates
  • berries with dry stem scars and edible skins
  • increased cold hardiness

Muscadine Conference Scheduled for July 26th in Americus, GA

  • Registration cost is $10 per person and includes a catered lunch (cash payment requested on the day of the event).
  • You MUST pre-register by Monday, July 23rd.
  • To register, please email Bill Star, Sumter County Extension Coordinator and ANR Agent.

Click here for more information and a detailed agenda

Information for Home and Commercial Growers on Available Muscadine Cultivars:

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