Effective Spraying & NEWA Workshop NEXT WEEK

Effective Orchard Spraying and NEWA Workshop, Champlain Valley – 3/28 Tuesday 3/28, 8:00AM – 4:00PM Miner Institute, 1034 Miner Farm Rd, Chazy, NY $20/person PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Registration: Register online http://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=680 Or contact Abby Henderson at aef225 or 518-746-2553 Deadline: TOMORROW Friday, March 24th Effective Orchard Spraying – Morning with Dr. Andrew Landers Understand how to […]

Fire blight model upgrade in pace for 2017

[Terence Bradshaw] See the note below regarding upgrades to the Fire Blight model in NEWA that will be implemented this year. Upgrades to the apple scab model will be coming as well.- TB We are pleased to announce that an upgrade to the fire blight model on NEWA is now in place, available from http://newa.cornell.edu/index.php?page=apple-diseases. […]

Respirator resources for new Worker Protection Standard compliance

Remember- the EPA Worker Protection Standard increased requirements as of January 1 this year. Thanks to the AgriSafe Network and OSHA for assembling these resources and Annie MacMillan at Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets for passing them on. Respirator medical evaluation – including a printable questionnaire in English and Spanish http://www.agrisafe.org/respirator-medical-evaluation Respirator fit-testing […]

Dr. Kevin Folta seminar recording from Feb 17, 2017

Following up from our February 2017 UVM Apple Program / VT Tree Fruit Growers Association meeting when Dr. Kevin Folta, Chair and Professor of the University of Florida Department of Horticulture, discussed communicating science to a concerned public. I hosted him the next day in a seminar at UVM that was recorded and posted at: […]

Announcing the NGP March Webinar (Note date change – Mar 22nd)

Dear Northern Grapes Project Webinar participants: Announcing the March Webinar: *PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE (March webinar only)* “Impact of training systems on viticulture performance of cold-hardy wine grapes” Amaya Atucha Paolo Sabbatini Madeline Wimmer UW-Madison Michigan State University UW-Madison *Wednesday*, March 22nd, 2017 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central) 7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm […]

2017 New York & Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes

The 2017 New York & Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes is now available for order at: https://store.cornell.edu/p-197039-2017-new-york-and-pennsylvania-pest-management-guidelines-for-grapes.aspx Anyone who is growing grapes on a commercial or even a large hobby scale in the northeast should have a copy of this guide. Thanks, Terry

NEXT WEEK: March 9 NY-VT Winter Grape School, Lake George, NY

Last reminder: 2017 Northeastern NY and VT Grape School Note: we do not anticipate offering a separate Grape School in Vermont in June, so this is your opportunity to network and catch up on the latest developments in the industry.-TB Please pre-register so we may have accurate headcounts. https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=632 Come and join Cornell Cooperative Extension […]