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Grape - Winter Content

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IPM

IPM
Grape growers benefit from implementing IPM - environmentally and economically sensible ways to protect crops from insects, plant diseases, weeds, and vertebrate pests.  We work with grape processors, growers, local extension educators, faculty, crop consultants, and agricultural businesses to find IPM answers, develop new IPM methods, and deliver IPM information.
 
NYS IPM Program Mission: The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps people to use methods that minimize environmental, health and economic risks.
 






Most Recent IPM Winter Content

LERGP Viticulture Extension Specialist

Last Modified: October 23, 2018
LERGP Viticulture Extension Specialist

Areas of  Work Interest:

Grower Education through traditional and innovative means
Cover Crops
Vineyard Mechanization
Bud Hardiness
Vine Health


FIFRA 2(ee) Recommendations for 5 Insecticides for Spotted Lanternfly in NY

Tim Weigle, Team Leader, Statewide Grape IPM Specialist
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: October 18, 2018
FIFRA 2(ee) Recommendations for 5 Insecticides for Spotted Lanternfly in NY

Spotted Lantern Fly found in New York State

Kate Robinson, Administrative Assistant
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: September 14, 2018

The invasive species Spotted Lantern Fly has made its way to New York.  Please read the following press release.  We need your help to keep an eye out for these problematic pests.






calendar of events

Upcoming Events

2019 Growing Season Coffee Pot Meetings

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 1 - July 31, 2019
10:00am


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Coffee Pot Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 1, 2019
10:00am
Lake City, PA

Come join fellow growers and the LERGP staff in casual conversations over timely vineyard topics.  Bring questions to the table and enjoy a cup of coffee and donut while you are there.
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Coffee Pot Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

May 8, 2019
10:00am
Irving, NY

Come join fellow growers and the LERGP staff in casual conversations over timely vineyard topics.  Bring questions to the table and enjoy a cup of coffee and donut while you are there.
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Announcements

Loaner Sensor Program

The loaner sensor program is an outreach program designed to introduce interested growers to the technology developed by the Efficient Vineyard researchers. It involves a technician from the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program coming out to the farm to install or attach scanners and computers to existing equipment. The subsequent data collection is then completed during normal activity such as pesticide spraying. Once the data is collected it can be sent back to researchers to generate a prescription map. The DualEM soil sensor requires a technician to operate so if you would like to have a soil scan done of your vineyard, please contact the Portland, NY Cornell Extension office and make an appointment.

https://efficientvineyard.com/loaner-sensor-program

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.


LERGP Podcasts- check them out!

http://lergp.com/podcasts/

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