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Grape Production Resources

Updated April 13, 2020
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Rhoda Burrows

Professor & SDSU Extension Horticulture Specialist

Several ripe grape clusters hanging from a vine.

Quality wine grapes can be grown in South Dakota with careful attention to growing site, cultivar selection and production techniques.

Following are links to selected information available from SDSU Extension and other sources that will help you in deciding whether grape growing is for you, and to grow quality fruit.

Please note that some of these resources may mention cultivars that are not suitable for South Dakota.

    Economic Feasibility of Vineyards & Wineries, Cost Estimates for Grape Production

    Starting a Vineyard

    Several lines of blue-green tubes with newly planted grape vines emerging from them.

    Canopy Management 

    A wall of thick, green foliage in an established vineyard.

    Vineyard Nutrient Management in Northern Climates

    Vineyard Problems

    A grape leaf with several green bumps due to phylloxera infection.

    Other Useful Websites

    A newly planted commercial vineyard in the countryside.

    Related Topics

    Vineyard, Fruit