Lake Erie Regional Grape Program Enrollment

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

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

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Chautauqua County Agricultural Improvement Program

April 1, 2022

Project ideas may include:

 Drainage
 Soil amendments
 Fencing
 Crop changes or improvements
 Land renovations
 Farm structure improvements

Eligibility Requirements:
 Chautauqua County resident
 Farm business designation — File Schedule F
 Each project must include a business plan indicating planned improvements. Don't have a plan? We can help you develop one, free of charge.

Visit: http://chautauqua.cce.cornell....
Contact: Lisa Kempisty, Extension Educator
(716) 664-9502 Ext. 203
525 Falconer Street
P.O. Box 20
Jamestown, NY 14702-0020

Funding for this program is limited. All completed applications will be considered and awarded on a first come first serve basis. Eligible projects may receive a grant up to $10,000 per farm. Grant funds can reimburse up to10% of removal fees and up to 25% of remediation or improvement expenses.

Application (pdf; 131KB)

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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.

Spotted Lanternfly Public Service Announcement

Please take a look at this PSA on YouTube.  It is narrated by our very own Jennifer Phillips Russo.
If you see a Spotted Lanternfly:
1-Take a photo
2-Collect it
3-Squish it
4-Report it

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