Correct registration link for Feb 7 Northern Grapes webinar

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Northern Grapes Webinar Announcement: February 7, with Megan Hall

Northern Grapes Webinar Sour rot: understanding and managing a complex disease February 7, 2019, 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (12:00 Noon Central Time) Dr. Megan Hall Assistant Research Professor of Viticulture, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri Dr. Hall is an Assistant Research Professor of Viticulture at the University of Missouri, in the Division of Plant […]

$90, 000 Available for Vermont Farming Sustainability and Food Safety Projects

Grants available to assist with Food Safety and Farm Marketing. See blow. –TB For questions about either of these grant opportunities, please contact Kathryn Donovan (Produce Safety Improvement Grants) or Alissa Matthews (Local Food Market Development Grants). Contact information provided below. $90,000 Available for Farming Sustainability and Food Safety Projects $2-5K Grant Awards Available The […]

Produce Safety Grower Trainings in VT this fall

The Vermont Produce Program, in partnership with other agencies and organizations (including UVM Extension), will be hosting two Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Courses in VT this fall. To provide some context, this course is required for produce farms that are covered under the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. However, we encourage all […]

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop in Oregon, Nov 4-8

FYI for anyone interested. -Terry From: Aronoff, Greg Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 4:53 PM Subject: Question I’m with Oregon State University and we have an upcoming cider workshop that fills a current gap. To help apple growers, farmers and entrepreneurs successfully start their own craft cidery, OSU created a cidery startup workshop that levels […]

Important tile drainage survey-

Passing this in for Heather Darby, UVM Extension. There is interest in regulating tile drainage in the state, and she is looking for information from farmers. –TB Dear Vermont Producer, My team and I have developed this survey with the goal of learning about the agronomic, economic, and environmental benefits associated with implementation of subsurface […]

Your NEWA blog post: Apple Tools made Easier to Use

This update on new tools to improve the functionality of NEWA for Apple IPM is available on the Your NEWA blog. Please sign up there directly to receive alerts as they are posted. -TB Your NEWA blog Apple Tools made Easier to Use NEWA now (1) will save your apple biofix dates, (2) has a […]

Upcoming Grape Webinar

The 2nd in our series of 4 fruit webinars is next Tuesday, March 20 at 12:15 noon. This one is on grapes and is titled “Strategies for canopy management for optimal juice quality”, with Dr. Elsa Petit of UMass. The registration link for the webinars is http://s.uconn.edu/44y Have a great day. Spring begins in 6 […]

National Survey: Help Researchers Understand Farming Practices

Also, new farming videos (Spanish) and local food website Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Website I Online Courses I Plan Your Farm | Projects I Resources I Contact March 12, 2018 Throughout the United States, farmers are using innovative approaches to sustainably produce crops and improve soil health. However, farmers are also faced […]

New winegrape cultivar evaluation publication and continued new research from UVM Fruit Team.

Last week our paper on a long-term evaluation of winegrape cultivars suitable for production in Vermont was recently published in the European Journal of Horticultural Science: https://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/83/1/6/index.htm. That research was conducted over eight years and was part of the larger NE-1020 Multistate Evaluation of Winegrape Cultivars and Clones and USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative (#2011-51181-30850) […]