Prospects sweeter than wine

North Carolina muscadine growers look beyond booze

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When pruning a muscadine vine, you don’t want to remove every shoot from the stub.

“If you’ve got one coming out like this, you’ll want to choose the healthiest one,” North Carolina State University extension specialist Mark Hoffmann explained, forming a vee with his hands to mirror the shape of a forking vine that hadn’t yet fruited.

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