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Register for 2019 Eastern NY Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Last day to pre-register and get the reduced rate! REGISTER ONLINE HERE! Please join us for the second annual Eastern New York Fruit & Vegetable Conference from Tuesday, February 19 through Thursday, February 21 at The Desmond Conference Center in Albany. This 3-day conference will have multiple sessions focusing on Tree Fruit, Small Fruit, Business […]

2018 New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes Now Available

The Pesticide Management Education Program (PMEP) at Cornell University is pleased to announce the availability of the 2018 New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes. Written by Cornell and Penn State University specialists, this publication is designed to offer producers, seed and chemical dealers, and crop consultants practical information on growing and managing […]

The Northern Grapes Webinar Series is Back!

  The Northern Grapes Webinar Series returns this February with a series of four webinars – scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month. This year’s schedule will include : February 13. Description of a new publication and spreadsheet, Winery Establishment Considerations and Costs, by Lindsey Pashow, Ag Business Development & Marketing Specialist with Cornell […]

Site Selection, Trunk Injury, and Sucker Management

Site selection and the freeze:  I had the chance to visit 8 vineyard sites in the Thousand Islands/Tug Hill region last week, and I was struck by the contrasting impact of the May 22-23 freeze. Simply put:  Hillsides with air drainage fared better. Three vineyard sites on hillsides have a normal crop.  The 5 vineyard […]

2015 Grape Disease Control

Each year, Dr. Wayne Wilcox, plant pathologist at Cornell University, publishes a comprehensive summary of fungal diseases that grape growers in the Eastern US encounter. The document includes fungal resistance, in-depth information about individual diseases, and a “putting it all together” section. It’s packed with great information: http://www.fruit.cornell.edu/grape/pdfs/Wilcox-Grape%20Disease%20Control%202015.pdf

Cornell Coop Extension BEV conference Feb 26-28

B.E.V. NY [Business.Enology.Viticulture.] offers a Comprehensive Refresher Course to Grape & Wine Industry  For more information and registration:  http://events.cals.cornell.edu/bevny2015 Geneva, NY- The Northeast’s leading researchers in viticulture, enology, and the business of grapes and wine will teach at B.E.V. NY 2015, held February 26-28 at the R.I.T. Conference Center in Henrietta. In its 2014 inaugural, […]

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