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calendar of events

Upcoming Events

HOPS Conference

June 26 - June 27, 2015
Portland, NY


Featured speakers: 
Mike Roy- Roy Farms Inc.. Moxee Washington
Mary Gardiner- Ohio State University
David Spann- Chautauqua Soil and Water
Beth Reed- Small Business Development Center
Steve Miller- Hops Educator, Cornell CCE
Tim Weigle- NYS IPM Program & LERGP
more speakers to be added.....

40th Annual ASEV-Eastern Section Conference

July 23 - July 25, 2015

Dunkirk, NY

For more information and registration visit the ASEV web-site link on details page.

ISHS II International Workshop on Vineyard Mechanization and Grape and Wine Quality

July 26 - July 29, 2015
Fredonia, NY

On behalf of the ISHS Fruit Section Working Group on Vineyard Mechanization and Vine Berry Fruits, we invite you to an International Workshop on Vineyard Mechanization and Grape and Wine Quality to be held in Fredonia, New York, USA.The II International Workshop on Vineyard Mechanization and Grape and Wine Quality will be held from Sunday, July 26 to Wednesday, July 29th 2015 at SUNY Fredonia. The workshop will kick off on Sunday with a Shaulis Symposium focused on grapevine physiology and mechanized grapevine production. Monday will be a full day technical and winery tour to the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory and Lake Erie Region wineries. This will be followed by a day and a half of technical presentations and posters on: precision viticulture, sensing technologies, variable rate management, fruit quality, and economics.
Primary Topics of the Symposium:
Horticulture: Grapevine Physiology and Mechanized Production
Engineering: Mechanized Tools for Vineyard Operations Sensing Technology
Spatial Vineyard Measurement Variable Rate Management: Zonal Application for Yield and Quality
Fruit Quality and Economics: Impact of Mechanized Systems


2015 NY & PA Guidelines for Grapes Available

The NY & PA Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes are now available. To get your copy visit the Cornell Store

2015 Cornell Integrated Hops Production Guide

The 2015 Cornell Integrated Hops Production Guide is now available.  To get your copy, visit the Cornell Store

Lake Erie Grapes in the News

The recent below zero temperatures we have across the Lake Erie grape belt has brought a renewed interest to grape production in the area, especially the impact on the cold sensitive wine varieties. Use the station links below to see the LERGP's Luke Haggerty discussing the cold temperatures effects on bud mortality across the region with reporters from Channel 4 and Channel 7 in Buffalo, NY.

LERGP Lake Erie Regional Grape Program - Cornell Cooperative Extension
In Partnership with Penn State