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North Country Grape Industry Advisory Meeting November 6

You’re invited on a tour of on-going research projects and a meeting to advise us on  the future of the cold-hardy wine grape industry in the North Country.

Cornell Cooperative Extension needs your input for determining the future of the grape industry in northern New York and Vermont! We invite you to participate in a tour of our grape variety trial at the Cornell Willsboro Research Farm followed by an advisory meeting.  This meeting is open to wineries and current or prospective grape growers, interested in growing cold-hardy grape varieties.

Your input will be used to guide the future of the wine grape variety trial at the Willsboro Research Farm and Cornell Cooperative Extension’s involvement in the industry.

Agenda

2:00pm Optional Tour: Hid-In-Pines Vineyard -456 Soper St, Morrisonville, NY see NE SARE grant-funded trellising trial

3:30pm Optional Tour: Cornell’s Research Farm 282 Point Rd, Willsboro, NY

5:30pm Dinner and Advisory meeting at theWhallonsburg Grange

Whallonsburg Grange
1610 NYS Route 22,
Whallonsburg, NY

   Overview of research conducted so far in the region
   Prospective research and role of Cornell  Cooperative Extension, the CCE Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program (ENYCHP) and UVM Tree Fruit and Viticulture Program
– Round-Table Discussion:  Future Needs of the Industry

Registration:  $10 includes dinner and wine tasting.  To register, download and print:

Registration Willsboro Advisory Meeting

 

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