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January 2024

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February 2024

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March 2024

2024 LERGP Winter Grape Grower Conference

Event Offers DEC Credits

March 14, 2024
8:00am-4:30pm
SUNY Fredonia Campus- William's Center
Fredonia, NY

Winter Grower Conference



April 2024

2024 NYSDEC How to Get Certified Course

Event Offers DEC Credits

April 4, 2024 : NYSDEC How to Get Certified Training Course and Exam Registration
10:00am-Noon
Cornell Lake Erie Research & Extension Laboratory
Portland, NY

NYSDEC training course in preparation to take the pesticide applicator exam



May 2024

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #1 -Special Spotted Lanternfly Focus

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 1, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
9:00am-2:30pm
Burch Farms
North East, PA

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #1 -Special Spotted Lanternfly Focus

Come learn how to manage SLF when it arrives.  Discussion will be centered around Spotted Lanternfly research, management, experience and best practice for dealing with new and established infestations.  Lunch is provided today.

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #2

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 8, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Sprague Farms
Irving, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #2

Come join us for timely and pertinent vineyard discussion, coffee, donuts, camaraderie and pesticide credits.

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #3

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 15, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Chess Farm
Ripley, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #3

Come join us for timely and pertinent vineyard discussion, coffee, donuts, camaraderie and pesticide credits.

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #4

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 22, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Schulze Vineyards & Winery
Burt, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #4

Come join us for timely and pertinent vineyard discussion, coffee, donuts, camaraderie and pesticide credits.

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #5

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 29, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Hutchinson Farm
Fredonia, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #5

Come join us for timely and pertinent vineyard discussion, coffee, donuts, camaraderie and pesticide credits.



June 2024

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #6- LERGREC Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 5, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
TBD
LERGREC
North East, PA

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #6- LERGREC Field Day

Come spend the day with us at LERGREC for a day of educational talks including research updates and new project information from Penn State, LERGREC and LERGP.

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #7- Soil Health Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 12, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Betts Farm
Westfield, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #7- Soil Health Field Day

Come join us for a special event focused on Soil health-soil pit and crimping demo in the cover crop.

No Coffee Pot Meeting today

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 19, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting

No Coffee Pot Meeting today

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #8

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 26, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Schneider Farm
Silver Creek, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #8

Come join us for relevant vineyard topic discussion, coffee, donuts and camaraderie!



July 2024

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #9

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 3, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Liberty Winery
Sheridan, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #9

Come join us for relevant vineyard topic discussion, coffee, donuts and camaraderie!

No Coffee Pot Meeting today

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 10, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting

No Coffee Pot Meeting today

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #10

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 17, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Chateau Niagara Winery
New Fane, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #10

Come join us for relevant vineyard topic discussion, coffee, donuts and camaraderie!

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #11- Grower Demo Day at CLEREL

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 24, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
CLEREL
Portland, NY

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #11- Grower Demo Day at CLEREL

Come join us for relevant vineyard topic discussion, coffee, donuts and camaraderie!

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #12

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 31, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
10:00am-Noon
Mason Farms
Lake City, PA

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #12

Come join us for relevant vineyard topic discussion, coffee, donuts and camaraderie!



August 2024

No Events Scheduled at this Time



September 2024

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October 2024

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November 2024

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December 2024

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Upcoming Events

2024 LERGP Winter Grape Grower Conference

Event Offers DEC Credits

March 14, 2024
Fredonia, NY

Winter Grower Conference

2024 NYSDEC How to Get Certified Course

Event Offers DEC Credits

April 4, 2024 : NYSDEC How to Get Certified Training Course and Exam Registration
Portland, NY

NYSDEC training course in preparation to take the pesticide applicator exam

LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting #1 -Special Spotted Lanternfly Focus

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 1, 2024 : LERGP Coffee Pot Meeting
North East, PA

Come learn how to manage SLF when it arrives.  Discussion will be centered around Spotted Lanternfly research, management, experience and best practice for dealing with new and established infestations.  Lunch is provided today.

Announcements

NYWGF visits the Chautauqua Region

The New York Wine & Grape Foundation, led by Executive Director Sam Filler, is thrilled to announce their upcoming visit to your region this April!

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future of funding and promotion for the industry. By participating in the survey, you will be contributing valuable data that will help inform decisions about the industry's future growth. We invite you to learn more about the Vineyard Survey, how you can help by providing your data, and how the results will be shared and will support the industry.



The NYWGF team will also be sharing information about our valuable membership benefits and services, as well as giving you an overview of the New York Sustainable Winegrowing Program. The New York Sustainable Winegrowing Program provides a clear pathway for vineyards to achieve certification by implementing regionally defined sustainability standards.

To make the visit even more valuable, a free lunch will be provided.

This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the exciting developments happening in New York's wine and grape industry. NYWGF is thankful to our partner, American National Insurance, for making this visit possible. This public-private partnership showcases the impact that we can have when we work together towards a common goal.

Commercial Vehicle Awareness slide presentation

NYS Trooper, Matt Luft, presented on Commercial Vehicle Awareness at CLEREL on Thursday, August 2nd.  He has given us the permission to share his slides for you to reference at your convenience to share with others or to review. Please reference this link. 

Straight Talk: Is H-2A Working Out in the Vineyard

Check out the story below.  Our local grower Andy Knight is one of the 3 growers interviewed.

https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/grapes/how-h-2a-is-working-out-in-the-vineyard/

LERGP Podcasts- check them out!

LERGP POD CASTS

LERGPLake Erie Regional Grape Program - Cornell Cooperative Extension
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