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Grape Tailgate Research Tour, 9:00-4:30, August 17, 2022

After a 3-year hiatus, the Grape Tailgate Research Tour is BACK!

Get the latest in viticulture research in Niagara! Please note, the starting time has been changed to 9:00!

Grape Tailgate Research Tour, 2022

August 17, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

9:00-10:00 Huebel Grapes Estates 14510 Niagara Parkway, Queenston

Cold injury in vineyards – Jim Willwerth, CCOVI; Kathryn Carter, OMAFRA

CGCN virus-free grapevines AND using hyperspectral imaging to detect virus  – Poojari crew, CCOVI

10:15-10:45 Erwin Wiens vineyard 800 Conc 1, NOTL

Monitoring pathogens with Spornado traps – Kristine White & Mike Saleh, Spornado

Fungicide resistance monitoring – McFadden-Smith crew, OMAFRA

11:00-11:30 1390 Concession 7 Rd, NOTL

Ozone sprayer demonstration – Israel Ornelas

12:00-12:45 Schenck vineyards 1383 3rd St., St. Catharines

Clone/rootstock trial AND Abscisic acid for cold hardiness and virus symptom mitigation – Jim Willwerth

1:00-2:00  Lunch Rittenhouse Hall 4890 Victoria Avenue N, Vineland Station

2:15-4:00 Cave Spring Vineyard 3949 Quarry Road, Beamsville

Under vine cover crop trial – Kathryn Carter and Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA

Robotic vegetation management in vineyards & orchards– Chuck Baresich, Haggerty Creek Ltd. and  Sougata Pahari, Korechi Innovations Inc

Spotted lanternfly – Emily Posteraro, Invasive Species Centre and McFadden-Smith crew

4:15-4:30 Stouck vineyard 4055 King St. East, Beamsville

 Laser bird repellantDan Stouck

Sponsored by Ontario Grape and Wine Research Inc. with funding from MVIP, BASF, BayerCropScience, Belchim, ChortWholesale, Corteva, FMC, HFSinclair, N.M. Bartlett, Neudorff, Sharda, UAP and UPL

Please register NO LATER THAN 4:30 pm August 12 at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/grape-tailgate-research-tour-tickets-390164310957

Please car pool if possible!

Route for tailgate tour


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