Summer Grape Conference and Field Day

Jul 25, 2017 (All day)
Deadline: 
Cost: 
$75
Location: 
Clarion Hotel, Marina & Conference Center, Dunkirk, NY
Contact: 
Danielle Huber
716-672-8493

Summer Grape Conference and Field Day Hosted by Double A Vineyards, Inc.

Registration Cost:  $75, limited spacing available

Register at:  Double A Vineyards or by calling the office at 716-672-8493

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017

CLARION HOTEL, MARINA & CONFERENCE CENTER, DUNKIRK, NY

7:30 – 8:15 AM Registration

8:15 – 8:30 Introductions

8:30 – 9:15 Effective Vineyard Spraying – What Now, What Next

Dr. Andrew Landers, Faculty Fellow, Atkinson Centre for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University, Geneva, NY

9:15 – 10:00 Looking Backward, Forward, and Straight Ahead: A Perspective on Disease Control in Eastern Vineyards

Dr. Wayne Wilcox, Professor of Grape Pathology, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Geneva, NY

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and visit with your fellow growers

10:30 – 11:15 Clean Vines for the Eastern US: Why and How?

Dr. Marc Fuchs, Professor of Virology, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Geneva, NY

11:15 – 12:00 Grapevine Breeding and New Cold Hardy Varieties

Peter Hemstad, Cold Climate Viticulture Consultant and Grape Breeder, Hemstad Consulting and St. Croix Vineyards, Stillwater, MN

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 4:00 Field Tour of Double A Vineyards Certified Grapevine Nursery Blocks (travel by bus)

4:00 Return to Clarion, Conference ends