Cold Acclimation & Recovery from Spring Frost in Grapes webinar

The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series “The Big Chill: Cold Acclimation and Recovery from Spring Frost in Grapes in New York”  Tim Martinson, Cornell University Jason Londo, USDA-ARS Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central) 7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central) Cold-hardy grapes are grown in climates where spring frost often occur, and […]

November Northern Grapes News now on-line

The November issue of Northern Grapes News is now available for download. Here’s the direct link: http://northerngrapesproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/NG-News-Vol4-I4-Nov-2015.pdf In this issue: Downy Mildew in Cold Hardy Grapes. NGP Team Profile: Terence Bradshaw. NGP Team Profile: Carl Rosen Low Temperature Response in Grapevines. 2015-2016 Northern Grapes Project Webinar Schedule.

2015-2016 Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series Schedule

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2015-2016 Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series! We are looking forward to yet another great webinar season and hope to “see” many of you at the webinars! Look for an email coming shortly that will contain more information, including registration information, for the December 8th webinar. This […]

Vermont Cider Network Google Group now active

In order to facilitate discussion among cidermakers and fruit growers in Vermont and the surrounding region, we have set up the Vermont Cider Network Google Group extend this invitation to join and participate. Membership requires a Google account (free), and you may sign up at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/vermont-cider-network. After joining, group content may be accessed either via […]

Crop insurance deadlines for apple growers

by Terence Bradshaw Passing this on from Jake Jacobs, UVM Extension Risk Management: Important dates for 2016 crop insurance for apples Last date to sign-up/purchase……. November 20, 2015 Production Report Date……………. January 15, 2016 Acreage Report Date……………….. January 15, 2016 Premium Billing Date……………….. August 15, 2016 Crop insurance for apples protects against: · Adverse weather […]

Registration Open: New England Vegetable and Fruit Meetings

The online registration is now open for the New England Vegetable and Fruit Meetings to be held December 15-17, 2015 in Manchester, NH: http://www.newenglandvfc.org/registration.html There are two Tree Fruit sessions on Tuesday, December 15, one Stone Fruit session on Wednesday, December 16, and two Viticulture sessions on December 17. There is also a Hard Cider […]