North and South Jersey Spring Twilight Meetings
Program Organizers: Hemant Gohil, Gary Pavlis, and Dan Ward
The 2016 Spring Wine Grape Twilight Meetings feature expert speakers from Virginia Tech, Penn State, and Rutgers. Topics being discussed at these meetings include important updates on disease management, integrated pest management (IPM), and workers protection standards. Critical information about the National Clean Plant Network and certified nurseries are also topics on the agenda. Guest speakers include Mizuho Nita of Virginia Tech and Bryan Hedd of Penn State. Rutgers speakers include Hemant Gohil, Patricia Hastings, Dean Polk (May 11), and Anne Neilsen (May 12). Attendees are eligible to receive pesticide credits in categories CORE, PP2, 1A and 10.
North Jersey Wine Grape Twilight
Wednesday, May 11, 5:30-8:00 PM
Unionville Vineyards: 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes, NJ
South Jersey Wine Grape Twilight
Thursday, May 12, 5:30-8:00 PM
Cedar Rose Vineyards: Kenyon Ave. & Bridgeton Ave., Rosenhayn, NJ
Featured Presentations and Speakers
Virus Management in the Vineyard & Early Season Disease Updates
Mizuho Nita, Extension Specialist, Grapevine Pathology, Virginia Tech.
Canopy Management for Rots Management in Wine Grapes
Bryan Hedd, Research Technologist, Lake Erie Grape Research and Extension Center, Penn State.
National Clean Plant Network 2010 Protocol and Certified Nurseries
Hemant Gohil, Gloucester County Agricultural Agent, Rutgers.
Vineyard Insect Pests and IPM Updates
Dean Polk, Statewide IPM Agent, Rutgers (May 11).
Anne Neilsen, Extension Specialist, Fruit Entomology (May 12).
Workers Protection Standards Updates
Patricia Hastings, Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator, Rutgers.
If you have any questions, contact Hemant Gohil at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856-307-6450.