February Northern Grapes Webinar

Dear Northern Grapes Project Webinar participants: The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series: A recording of the January 2017 Webinar “Integrated Disease Management Based on Cultivar Susceptibility and Fungicide Sensitivity” is now available online. Please visit this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sTFsUcylDw&feature=youtu.be Be sure to follow our Facebook page Northern Grapes Project for updates and announcements. We encourage feedback […]

Dr. Kevin Folta at University of Vermont February 17

Dr. Kevin Folta, Chair and Professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Florida will present a seminar on Friday, Feb. 17 from 3:30-4:30 titled, “Communicating Science with the Public- A Focus on Genetic Engineering“. The lecture will be given in the University of Vermont Aiken Center Room 102 and is free and […]

Webinar Series on Crop Pollination

Experts to present webinar series on crop pollination The majority of U.S. specialty crop growers depend on bees for pollination of their crops. Growers know that without adequate pollination, they would not be profitable. But what are the best pollination strategies for fruit, vegetable, and nut crops? What farm management practices can growers use to […]

Clarification re: Apple acreage reporting deadline, Jan 15.

This is a clarification of the message sent to the group on January 5, from Jake Jacobs, UVM Crop Insurance Education Coordinator: Producers who participate in crop insurance or other USDA-supported programs are required to file yearly acreage reports with FSA and/or RMA as applicable. Those that participate with FSA programs and are insured through […]

Save the Date: 2017 Northeastern NY and VT Grape School March 9

Northeastern NY and VT Grape School Presented by: Cornell Cooperative Extension Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program & University of Vermont Grape Program Thursday, March 9, 2017, 8:30-5:00 Holiday Inn Lake George, 2223 Canada St. Lake George, NY AM: Viticulture presentations PM: Wine faults workshop Agenda and registration are forthcoming.

Apple acreage reporting deadline, Jan 15.

From Jake Jacobs, UVM Crop Insurance Education Coordinator: Producers who participate in crop insurance or other USDA-supported programs are required to file yearly acreage/production reports with FSA. There are different deadlines for different commodities. For apples, the deadline is January 15. If any growers are not sure about filing this report, they should check with […]

Announcing the January Northern Grapes Webinar: “Integrated Disease Management Based on Cultivar Susceptibilit y and Fungicide Sensitivity”

Here is the announcement for the January Northern Grapes Webinar. Please forward to your mailing lists. Best, Alex Koeberle Alk239 Dear Northern Grapes Project Webinar participants: The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series A recording of the December Webinar “Northern Grapes survey results: How the industry changed from 2011 to 2015” featuring Brigid Tuck and Tim […]

December Northern Grapes Newsletter Available Online

The December issue of Northern Grapes News is now posted at: http://northerngrapesproject.org/ In this Issue… · Donors contribute $14,750 to support the Northern Grapes Project (Alex Koeberle and Tim Martinson) · Lessons Learned: Northern Grapes Baseline and Economic Impact Study (Brigid Tuck) · How Northern Grapes Vineyards and Wineries have Changed from 2011-2015 (Table) · […]

Register Now for the 12-13-16 Northern Grapes Project Webinar

The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series Dear Northern Grapes Project Webinar participants: “Northern Grapes Survey Results: How the industry changed from 2011 to 2015” Brigid Tuck Tim Martinson University of Minnesota Cornell University Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central) 7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central) Two industry surveys, conducted by the […]

Save the Date: 2/16/2017 UVM & VT Tree Fruit Growers Meeting

The 121st Annual meeting of the UVM Apple Team and Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association will be held February 16, 2017 at the American Legion in Middlebury. Please mark your calendars, we’re building a great program. -Terry