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.


Alex Koeberle


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 Martinson is now available online. Please visit this link:

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Announcing the January Webinar:

“Integrated Disease Management Based on Cultivar Susceptibility and Fungicide Sensitivity”

Patricia McManus David Jones
UW-Madison UW-Madison

Tuesday, January 10th, 2016

12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central)

7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central)

The speakers will discuss their recent research conducted in Wisconsin on susceptibility of cultivars to downy mildew, powdery mildew, and black rot, and how this knowledge can be integrated into disease management programs. Patricia McManus is Professor and Chair of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she collaborates on the Northern Grapes Project to evaluate cold-hardy grape varieties for diseases and sensitivity to copper- and sulfur-based fungicides. David Jones is a M.S. candidate in the McManus lab and a soon-to-be Extension Educator at Michigan State Extension.

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

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 8 am (Eastern) on Friday, January 6th.

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.

NOTE: I (Alex Koeberle) will be out of the office from December 23rd to January 3rd but will intermittently check my email.

The Northern Grapes Project is online and on Facebook! The December issue of Northern Grapes News is now available online.

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

Industry Gold Sponsors

Double A Vineyards

Agro K

Bevens Creek Vineyard & Nursery

Industry Silver Sponsors

Scott Labs