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 Central)

With Amaya Atucha, Paolo Sabbatini, and Madeline Wimmer

This seminar will present research results from a trial in southern Wisconsin on the effect of three training systems: vertical shoot positioning, Scott-Henry, and high wire cordon on the viticulture performance of four cold-hardy grape cultivars: Marquette, Frontenac, La Crescent, and Brianna. Amaya Atucha is an assistant professor of horticulture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she has a research and extension program in fruit crops focused on production practices to increase sustainability and fruit quality. Madeline Wimmer is a graduate student at UW-Madison in the Atucha group. Paolo Sabbatini is an associate professor of horticulture at Michigan State University. He has research and extension responsibilities in viticulture, and he has evaluated wine grape cultivars to optimize vine productivity and quality for the Northern Grapes Project.

If you have received this email from someone other than Alex Koeberle, you need to register via the link below:

https://cornell.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bD7XVLSXxxQE1g1

Registering for one Northern Grapes Webinar will place you on the mailing list, and you will receive announcements and connection instruction for all further Northern Grapes Webinars.

Registration will close at 12pm (Eastern) on Friday, March 17th.

Registration is NOT required if you received this email directly from Alex Koeberle, as it means that you are a member of the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list.

All members of the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list will receive an email the Monday before the webinar containing the web address (URL) for both webinar sessions as well as connection instructions.

Feel free to email Alex Koeberle (alk239) with any questions, if you want to check your registration status, or if you’d like to be removed from the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list. Please DO NOT respond to the Northern Grapes listserve.

The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series 2016-2017:

A recording of the February 2017 Webinar “Tales from the NE1020 Coordinated Variety Trials” is now available online. Please visit this link.

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The Northern Grapes Project was funded by the USDA’s Specialty Crops Research Initiative Program of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, Project #2011-51181-30850 and through the New York State Specialty Crops Block Program.

We thank the following organizations and businesses for their support of the Northern Grapes Webinar Series:

Grower Associations Sponsors

Iowa Wine Growers Association

Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association

North Dakota Grape and Wine Association

Eastern Winery Exhibition

Colorado Wine Industry Development Board

Michigan Wine Industry Council

Connecticut Vineyard and Winery Association

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association

South Dakota State University Grape Program

Southern Minnesota Wine Grower Alliance

South Dakota Winegrowers Association

Industry Gold Sponsors

Double A Vineyards

Agro K

Bevens Creek Vineyard & Nursery

Mariposa Fields Vineyard

Industry Silver Sponsors

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