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Early Season Viticulture Workshop – Central Illinois

June 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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There are so many things to consider in order to produce a high-quality crop. This workshop will present concepts important to timely vineyard management practices, including tissue sampling, canopy management, and crop estimation, as well as provide tips to getting a good relationship started with a winery.

 

Speakers and Topics include:

Michael White, Iowa State University: Early-Season Pest and Disease Managment, Sprayers and Sprayer Calibration

Sarah Bowman, SIU: Data Collection for Vineyard Nutrition Management and Crop Estimation

Mackinaw Vineyard Walk: Focus on Canopy Management and Sampling Demonstrations

Galena Cellars: Then and Now – Perspectives on the Illinois Grape and Wine Industry

 

Additionally, winemakers are encouraged to bring a wine or two to share with the group for active discussion.

Workshop begins at 1 PM, and should conclude by 5PM.
For IGGVA Members: Advance registration price $5 for education session only. Advanced registration will close 48hrs prior to the event. Registration is available at the door for $10/person (make checks to “IGGVA”).

Non-Member registration $30 at the door (make checks to IGGVA). To become a member of the IGGVA:
http://www.illinoiswine.org/wordpress/join-today/

For more information, contact Bradley Beam at brad@illinoiswine.com, or 309.635.9463.

Details

Date:
June 2, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association
Phone:
217.726.8518
Website:
https://illinoiswine.com/wordpress

Venue

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, 61755
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Website:
http://www,mackinawvalleyvineyard.com