2014 Tile Drainage School, Capital District November 12

This may be of interest to area growers. -TB   Hi folks,  We already have over 30 registrants.  Please do not wait until the last minute to register.  I know this topic is important to many of you. We have a great program planned.  See you there.  Aaron Gabriel   Register at http://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=157  or by […]

Crop insurance fact sheets for apples and peaches

Please see the attached fact sheets for information on USDA crop insurance for apples and pears in Vermont for the 2015 crop. 2015RaleighPeachesVT.pdf 2015RaleighApplesVT.pdf

Grape Industry Advisory Meeting Announcement – Final

October 14, 2014 North Country Grape Industry Advisory Meeting With Dinner and Tour Thursday, November 6, 2014 Willsboro & Keeseville, NY You’re invited on a tour of on-going research projects and a meeting to advise the future of the cold-hardy wine grape industry in the North Country. Cornell Cooperative Extension needs your input for determining […]

UVM ‘Cider apple’ research earns USDA grant

UVM Food Systems Faculty awarded USDA Federal State Market Improvement Program grant to study apple production systems to support hard cider industry. Hard cider is big business in Vermont and across the U.S., with average annual growth of over 50% nationwide for the past five years. However, little research has been conducted in the U.S. […]

Northern Grapes Project: October News You Can Use: Wine Deacidification

News You Can Use Wine Deacidification The effectiveness of seed crystals to reduce acidity is being evaluated in La Crescent, Frontenac, and Frontenac gris in a study at Cornell University. photo: Chris Gerling One of the challenges in making wine from cold-hardy cultivars is the high acid levels in the grapes.  Therefore, one of the […]