2021 CALENDAR

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MARCH

Event: Penn State 2021 Vineyard Pest Management Series - Spotted Lanternfly Update
Date: March 30, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon ET
Location: Online webinar
Registration: click here...
Description: will review the latest information on spotted lanternfly management in vineyards. As well as present research findings on potential damage to grapevines, management options, and other observations from the 2020 field season. A brief overview will be given on future spotted lanternfly research that will start in summer 2021 in Southeast Pennsylvania.
 

Event: Vineyard Pest Management: Conventional and Alternative Vineyard Floor and Weed Management
Date: March 31, 2021
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon ET
Location: Online webinar
Registration: click here...
Description: Benefits, drawbacks, and best management practices for mowing, cultivation, and using perennial under-vine cover crops will be discussed. Herbicide options for the management of weeds in vineyards will be discussed in addition to how herbicide choices and programs should be refined based on the specific weeds (e.g., annual, perennial, glyphosate resistant) observed in your vineyard.

APRIL

Event: MWA Maryland Regional Alternative Cultivar Wine Tasting
Date: April 6, 2021 | Tuesday
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon ET
Location:
Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, 903 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD
Registration: There's no cost to attend, but we need your RSVP by Friday, April 2nd so we have accurate counts for tasting setup and lunch. Walk-ins are not able to be accommodated.
Description: We're lucky to have Joe Fiola as our state viticulturist! Out at the UMD RECand commercial vineyards around the state, he's conducting trials on a wide range of grape varieties. And once they're fermented, Joe finishes the wines in a range of styles to see how the grapes express themselves. He always call the wines his final "data!"

Please join MWA for this rescheduled, second annual tasting of the wines Joe has produced, and learn about some varietals that you might want to consider for your vineyard!
 

MAY

vent: International Strawberry Symposium
Date: May 1-5, 2021
Location: Hybrid format participants can either attend it physically in Rimini, Italy, or online.
More information and registration: https://www.iss2021.com/
 

AUGUST

Event: North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) Summer Tour
Date: August 17-18, 2021
Location: Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97220