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You are invited… CRAVE conference Web Brodcast

CRAVE Conference

Cornell Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology

November 4, 2015

8:30 – 3:30 PM

ILR Conference Center and WebEx webinar

You are invited…

The annual CRAVE (Cornell Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology) conference features 15 minute presentations by Cornell faculty, extension associates, and graduate students on current extension and research topics of their choice.   For this year’s conference, we would like to invite you to log on for as little or as much time as you want to hear cutting-edge presentations about viticulture, enology, economics and more. Find out what Cornell Research and Extension faculty and staff have been up to this past year.

To Attend:

WebEx:  The entire program will be broadcast as a webinar you can access through your computer. To join the webinar, simply click on this link:  Join CRAVE  or:

Meeting number: 317 586 442
Meeting password: Grapes2015

And type in the password:  Grapes2015

Then follow instructions to join the ‘audio conference’.  You will hear the speakers’ audio and see their slides.  You may also ask questions by typing them in at the ‘Chat bar’.

Topics include…

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

  • Production and establishment costs for cold-hardy grapes in the North Country (Gomez Program)
  • Grapevine Red Blotch Disease – Economics and Potential Spread (Gomez and Fuchs Program)
  • Winter and spring frost injury impact to Marquette and Frontenac  (Martinson Program)
  • Spatial ‘precision viticulture’ vineyard management project (Bates Program)
  • Genetics of Black Rot resistance (Reisch Program)

10:30 AM – Noon

  • Grape rootworm in the Lake Erie Region (Weigle & Loeb Program)
  • Floor management impact on microbes in Riesling  (Vanden Heuvel Program)
  • Market developments and the future of the Bulk wine and juice industry (Martin, LERGP)
  • Mechanical Thinning in 2013 and its effect on Concord productivity in ’14  (Haggerty/LERGP)
  • Limits to tannin extraction and retention (Sacks Program)
  • Adjusting air volume while spraying (Landers Program)

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Microbial terroir: Wild yeast and bacteria and spontaneous fermentations (Mansfield Program)
  • YAN requirements for Riesling in spontaneous and inoculated fermentations (Mansfield Program)
  • Sour Rot Management (Megan Hall, Wilcox Program)
  • Trends in grape maturity from 7 years of Veraison to Harvest  (Gerling/Martinson Programs)
  • Leaf removal and shoot tipping at bloom:  Impact on cluster compactness and (Martinson Program)

For a detailed Program Agenda and topic summary:

CRAVE Schedule 2015

CRAVE Talk Summaries 2015

Hope to see (onscreen in the chat bar) you there!


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