Lake Erie Regional Grape Program Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Pest Management
  • Vineyard Nutrition
  • Crop Management
  • Market Development
  • Farm Business

Enrollment Benefits

  • Vineyard Consultations
  • Vineyard Notes Newsletter
  • Crop Update Weekly Electronic Newsletter
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • Discounted Conference Registration Fees

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Event Details

Date

May 2 - August 30, 2018

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Enroll in e-NEWA for Grapes

May 2 - August 30, 2018


With the cost of inputs continuing to rise, wouldn't it be nice if you could get a daily reminder of the current weather and grape disease and insect model information found on NEWA (Network for Environment and Weather Applications) http://newa.cornell.edu If so, then eNEWA is for you. eNEWA is a daily email that contains current weather and grape pest model information from a station, or stations, near you. The email will contain; 1) high, low and average temperature, rainfall, wind speed and relative humidity 2) the 5-day forecast for these weather parameters, 3) GDD totals (Base 50F), 4) 5-day GDD (Base 50F) forecast and 5) model results for powdery mildew, black rot, Phomopsis and grape berry moth. The weather information is provided for not only the current day but for the past two days as well. eNEWA is a great way to get an idea of pest potentials for your vineyard operation without having to click around the NEWA website. eNEWA is not meant to be a replacement for the website, rather it is a quick and easy way to determine if a visit to the website is warranted to provide information specific to your site to increase the accuracy of the output of the disease and grape berry moth models. When you sign up for eNEWA, you can choose from any number of stations located near you for delivery of this information via email each day at a time specified by you. Please keep in mind that you will receive a separate email (approximately 3 pages in length) for each station you choose. Once during the growing season and again after harvest, you will be asked to complete a short survey to assist us in improving the eNEWA for grapes email system. If you would like to be a part of this project just fill out the form found in this Crop Update and return to: thw4@cornell.edu or send to me at Tim Weigle, LERGP 6592 West Main Road Portland, NY 14769.

Enrollment form (PDF; 11KB)


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Upcoming Events

2019 LERGP Winter Grape Grower Conference

Event Offers DEC Credits

March 13, 2019
8:00am-4:00pm
Fredonia, NY

Come spend the day with the LERGP team and fellow growers engaging in presentations, vendor trade show and conversation. Continental breakfast and a catered lunch are included in fee. Agenda will be available once complete. Giveaways and drawings for prizes!
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Announcements

Vineyard Improvement Program Applications

Vineyard Improvement Program: An Application Guide
You can apply for the Vineyard Improvement Program (VIP) at https://lergp.com/vip-application/.
 LERGP.com also has more information about the program. Frequently asked questions, eligibility requirements, sample budgets and business plans are all available.


Come Join Our Team!

Lake Erie Regional Grape Program Viticulture Extension Specialist Position Open-
The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is an Extension team made up of collaborative efforts between Cornell and Penn State Universities and 5 county Extension offices. It is housed in Chautauqua County, NY in the middle of the Lake Erie Grape Belt, which runs from Niagara County, NY to Erie County, PA and consists of over 31,000 acres of grapes. This program partners with industry (Welch, National Grape, Constellation Brands, Walker's Wine Juice) to help to maintain and improve the vineyard operations in this region. The program is housed in a  state of the art facility built in 2009. We work collaboratively with the Cornell Research team that currently is working on a 2.8 million dollar SCRI grant focusing on mechanized vineyard management and digital data collection, "Efficient Vineyard".  

 Areas of Work Interest: 
Grower Education through traditional and innovative means
Cover Crops 
Vineyard Mechanization
Bud Hardiness
Vine Health

For more information or to apply, please use this link: 
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11221
Tim Weigle, LERGP Team Leader 716-792-2802 thw4@cornell.edu


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