August 30, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tour starts at Vineland Estates Winery, 3620 Moyer Road, Vineland
Watch for the Grape Tailgate Tour signs!
|9:00 a.m.||Dealing with MOG and MALB
Andy Reynolds (Brock U), Wendy McFadden-Smith (OMAFRA)
|9:30 a.m.||Using Plant Available Water Capacity (PWAC) to Improve Irrigation Scheduling for Grapes
Patrick Handyside (AAFC
|10:00 a.m||Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut! Dealing with Compaction in Vineyards
Anne Verhallen, Kathryn Carter, James Dyck (OMAFRA)
|10:30 a.m.||Travel to Schenck Vineyard (North Service Rd between 7th and 3rd Street, across QEW from Schenck greenhouses)|
|10:45 a.m.||ABA Analogs to Improve and Maintain Grapevine Hardiness
Jim Willwerth (Brock)
|11:15 a.m.||Relating Dormant Season Bud Survival to Bud Break and Fruitfulness
Ryan Brewster (KCMS)
|11:30 a.m.||Travel to Niagara College (135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake)|
|12:00 noon||Lunch (provided)|
|1:00 p.m.||Grapevine Virus Research Updates
Marc Fuchs (Cornell U), Sudarsana Poojari (Brock U), Jean-Philip Parent (AAFC), Wendy McFadden-Smith
|2:00 p.m.||Update on Industry Contribution to Virus Research and Clean Plant Program
Eleanor Hawthorn, OGWRI, Jill Windeatt, CGCN, Anna-Mary Schmidt (CFIA)
|2:40 p.m.||Travel to virus vineyard (TBD)|
|3:15 p.m.||Field Training for Virus ID in the Vineyard
Marc Fuchs, Sudarsana Poojari, Jean-Philip Parent, Wendy McFadden-Smith, Anna-Mary Schmidt
|4:30 p.m.||Use of Drones to Detect Virus Status – Is it possible?
Parking spaces are limited at vineyard sites – please carpool if possible.
Please contact Carolyn at email@example.com or 905-562-1631
to register no later than August 24.
2018 Grape Tailgate Tour (PDF)