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2019 Grape Grower Spring Workshops

Please join us for one of the Spring Workshops to be held in three locations:  Prince Edward County, Lake Erie Northshore and Niagara.

Prince Edward County:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Huff Estate Winery (2274 County Rd 1, Bloomfield ON K0K 1G0)

Agenda:
10:30 am – Soil and compaction in vineyards, Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA
11:00 am – Cover crops in Ontario vineyards, Kathryn Carter, OMAFRA
11:30 am – Understanding your soil test ‎report*, Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA
12:00 noon – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – GGO District Meeting

Lake Erie Northshore:  Friday March 29, 2019
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, (7258 Cr-50, Essex ON N0R)

Agenda:
10:00 am – Pest management product update, Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA
10:30 am – Soil health and compaction in vineyards, Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA
11:00 am – Cover crops in Ontario vineyards, Kathryn Carter, OMAFRA
11:30 am – Understanding your soil test ‎report*, Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA
12:00 noon – Lunch
1:00 pm – GGO District Meeting

Niagara: Friday April 5, 2019
Rittenhouse Hall, OMAFRA, (4890 Victoria Avenue N, Vineland Station)

Agenda:
9:30 am – Impact of perimeter plantings on Vineyard Ecology: Preliminary results from 2018, Marg Hughes, CCOVI, Brock University
10:00 am – Pest management product update, Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA
10:30 am – Understanding your soil test ‎report*, Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA
11:00 am – Cover crops in Ontario vineyards, Kathryn Carter, OMAFRA
11:30 am – Irrigation water quality and food safety, Rebecca Shortt, OMAFRA
12:00 noon – Lunch

To register for any of these workshops:
Contact Gillian Williams at gillian@grapegrowersontario.com or call 905 688 0990, ext 224

2019 Grape Grower Spring Workshops(PDF)

*If you want to have your soil test report included in the discussion, please email it to christoph.kessel@ontario.ca before the meeting date or you could also bring it along to the meeting.

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