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Ag & Markets Commissioner Certifies Grape Losses for 15 varieties

August 15: 2014.  New York State Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets Richard Ball certified  grape losses associated with winter injury exceeding 40% of a normal crop for 15 wine grape varieties.  These include Northern Grape cultivars La Crescent, Brianna, and Frontenac.  This action allows wineries with a Farm Winery License to purchase fruit from out-of-state producers.  […]

Veraison to Harvest 2014 Issue #1

2014 Veraison to Harvest Issue #1 (pdf)   In this issue… Welcome to Veraison to Harvest (Martinson & Gerling) Around New York (Martinson, Haggerty, O’Connell, Wise & Tarleton, Walter-Peterson) 2014 Lake Erie Concord Update (Bates) Anna Wallis Joins the Eastern NY Horticulture Program (Martinson) Fruit Maturation Report – 8/29/2014 Fruit Samples for the Northern Grapes […]

Northern Grapes News Posted

September 2014 Issue of Northern Grapes News posted here (pdf): http://northerngrapesproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2014SeptNGPnewsletter.pdf In this issue: Northern Grape-omics: The Fruit Composition Team is Unraveling Grape Flavors Understanding the Travel Behaviors of Wine Tourists in Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula Northern Grapes & NE1020 Cultivar Tasting NGP Team Profile: Tim Martinson NGP Team Profile: Chrislyn Particka Training Systems for Grapevines […]