Events

  • The UGA Extension Viticulture Team will be hosting a post-harvest grower roundtable discussion. The goal for this meeting is to discuss the often-difficult 2017 season, and ask questions and share ideas for moving forward so that challenges may be overcome in 2018 and in the future.  This is a good time to discuss any and…

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  • Last week, UGA Extension Viticulture hosted its largest program yet:  The New Grape Growers Conference.  Over 75 industry members, new growers and specialists gathered at Crane Creek Vineyards in Young Harris, GA, to take part in a crash course of how to start, manage and succeed with your vineyard and winery.  Attendees were primarily from…

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  • This is a final reminder that The UGA Extension New Grape Grower’s Conference will take place next Wednesday, August, 17th at Crane Creek Vineyards in Young Harris, Georgia. You can sign up here until Monday at 5 PM: https://events.attend.com/f/1383779861   The final schedule is here: New Growers Workshop 2017 Program   See y’all there.

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  • THIS IS A REMINDER TO PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE UGA EXTENSION NEW GRAPE GROWER’S CONFERENCE, TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 16, 2017 AT CRANE CREEK VINEYARDS IN YOUNG HARRIS, GA. This conference is a exactly one month away from today, and is intended for both those looking to join the grape and wine industry, but…

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  •              UGA EXTENSION NEW GRAPE GROWER’S CONFERENCE     AUGUST 16, 2017 AT CRANE CREEK VINEYARDS IN YOUNG HARRIS, GA      If you are looking to establish vines, just started producing wines, or have an interest in joining the Georgia / southeastern US vineyard and winery industry, please join us at our New Grape Growers Conference on Wednesday, August…

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  • UGA Extension is hosting a mid-season vineyard management workshop at Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery in Dahlonega, GA on Wednesday, June 28th from 10:00am – 4:00pm. We will discuss post-veraison considerations for wine grape vineyard management. The schedule is as follows: 10:00- Mid- and late-season canopy and crop load management, canopy scouting, and monitoring ripeness – Cain Hickey, UGA…

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  •   Dear all: The American Society of Enology and Viticulture / Eastern Section Conference has now released its full agenda: https://www.asev-es.org/pdf/2017%20%20Program%20ASEV-ES%20full.pdf   This conference will take place in Charlottesville, VA from July 10-12, 2017.   As I said in the previous post, it is a great conference for eastern US industry stakeholders to attend due to…

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  •   The 42nd American Society of Enology and Viticulture / Eastern Section (ASEV/ES) Conference will be held from July 10-12, 2017 in Charlottesville, VA. Please see details here:  https://www.asev-es.org/ The full conference program should be posted in the coming weeks.   This conference showcases very applied viticulture and enology research that has been conducted by research/extension…

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  • The annual Southern Winegrape Symposium presented by Vineyard and Winery Association of West Georgia will be held on Saturday, June 10 at the Carroll County Ag Center in Carrollton, GA.  All current and aspiring individuals interested in learning more about winegrape growing and making wine are invited to attend. Keynote speaker, Dr. Cain Hickey, UGA…

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  • There will be a muscadine grower roundtable meeting at Still Pond Vineyard in Arlington, GA: https://stillpond.com/ This meeting is intended to discuss common and major concerns for muscadine industry stakeholders. This will help direct future extension and research pursuits in muscadine grapes. Rachel Itle, Cain Hickey and Patrick Conner from the UGA Horticulture Dept. will be in attendance. This…

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