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NEWA webinar provides training for the Northern Grapes Project

New York State IPM Program staff members Tim Weigle and Dan Olmstead got together and gave a 1-hour webinar for the Northern Grapes Project on 10 April 2018.

Dan provided a 20-minute boot camp on NEWA basics including history, navigation, general tool categories, and future directions. Tim gave in-depth 40-minute that covered NEWA grape disease and insect risk assessment tools. These included phomopsis, powdery mildew, black rot, downy mildew (DMCast), powdery mildew, and grape berry moth.

Tim Weigle is the Statewide Grapes IPM Specialist at NYS IPM and is located in Portland, NY with the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program.

Dan Olmstead is the NEWA Coordinator at NYS IPM and is located in Geneva, NY on the Cornell AgriTech NYSAES campus.

Learn more about the Northern Grapes Project by clicking here.

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