Northern Grapes Project Economic Impact Survey

Apologies for cross-posting. Help us Evaluate the Northern Grapes Project Dear Northern Grape growers, winemakers and winery owners: Over the past five years I’ve had the privilege of being Project Director for the Northern Grapes Project. With funding from the USDA and support from 23 grower and winery associations across 12 states in the Midwest […]

ENYCHP and UVM Grape School

2016 Northeastern New York and Vermont Winter Grape School Thursday, March 17, 2016 Time: 8:00 am-4:00 pm Location: Holiday Inn Lake George, 2223 Canada St (US Route 9), Lake George, NY 12845 Cost: $30.00 per person (includes lunch) Pre-registration is required by March 10, 2016! The Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program and the University of […]

RIMpro, A Useful Apple Scab Model for 2016

By Terence Bradshaw January 21, 2016 I am forwarding this message on from Cornell Emeritus Plant Pathologist David Rosenberger. There is a relatively new decision support system tool available (for a fee, please see the link for details) that alloo0ws growers to import weather data into an apple scab model that has potentially greater usefulness […]

Webinar Series: “Clean Plants for the future of the Eastern Wine and Grape Industry

Apologies for cross-posting. Here’s an announcement for a webinar series on nursery stock and the National Clean Plant Network. Its aimed especially at producers in the East, but may be of interest also to others. A one-page PDF flier is also attached. One-time online registration is required. Thursdays at Noon (Eastern Time). March 10, 17, […]

February 9th Northern Grapes Project Webinar Announcement and Registration

Apologies for cross-posting. Here is information about the upcoming NGP webinar. The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series “Branding and Best Management Practices for Cold Hardy Wines and Wineries” Bill Gartner Dan McCole Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central) 7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central) Branding is a marketing activity that aims […]

Please help: USDA New England Grape Survey

I am forwarding this request to participate in a grape survey with USDA from Gary Keogh in the Concord, NH office. This survey is critically important to maintain an accurate count of the scope of the grape industry in New England. Results are used to apply for research and outreach funds, develop crop insurance opportunities, […]

Registration and program for 2016 UVM Apple Program & VT Tree Fruit Growers Association 120th Annual Meeting

January 14, 2016 by Terence Bradshaw If you are on our physical UVM Apple Grower mailing list, expect to soon receive registration information for the 120th Annual UVM Apple Program and VT Tree Fruit Growers Association Annual Meeting to be held at the American Legion in Middlebury, VT on February 18, 2016. This is typically […]

2015-2016 Cider Apple Production Survey

We are collecting acreage and production information on apple cultivars grown specifically for hard cider production in Vermont and surrounding areas in order to best assess capacity for meeting cidery needs and to guide further research. All information is anonymous when entered through the web template at: http://go.uvm.edu/cidersurvey Your participation will greatly assist in our […]

2015-2016 Cider Apple Production Survey

We are collecting acreage and production information on apple cultivars grown specifically for hard cider production in Vermont and surrounding areas in order to best assess capacity for meeting cidery needs and to guide further research. All information is anonymous when entered through the web template at: http://go.uvm.edu/cidersurvey Your participation will greatly assist in our […]