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New Grape Grower Workshop Presentations

New Grape Grower Workshop

The New Grape Grower Workshop is held yearly during the month of March or April at the Maryland Wine & Grape Industry Annual Meeting. Which is sponsored by the Maryland Grape Growers Association and Maryland Wineries Association in cooperaton with University of Maryland Extension. This course offers a broad overview of commercial vineyard development from pre-plant planning into the third year including economics and marketing information, variety, clone, and rootstock choices, site selection and preparation, pre-plant decisions, equipment and supply requirements. We will also cover the basics of ordering, planting, and tending the vines through the third year of growth, as well as best practices for training, canopy management, and pest management.  The workshop is classroom format with a lot of time for Q&A.  This seminar is a good overview of what is involved with getting a commercial vineyard started in the Mid-Atlantic.

February 5, 2016

  1. Overview of the Local, US, and Global Wine Market
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  2. Vineyard Site Selection for Maryland’s Diverse Regions
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  3. Economics of Commercial Grape Production   
    Shannon Dill, Extension Educator, UME - Talbot County
    Economics Vineyard Workbook Version
    2015 Grape Enterprise Budgets (PDF)  (Excel File)

  4. Recommended Winegrape Varieties for Diverse Regions of Maryland
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  5. Insect, Weed, and Vertebrate Pest Management for New Vineyards
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  6. Disease Management
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, UME - St. Mary’s County

  7. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment - CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm 
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, UME - Anne Arundel County

  8. Vineyard Site Preparation in Maryland
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, UME - St. Mary’s County

February 6, 2015

  1. Overview of the Local, US, and Global Wine Market
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  2. Vineyard Site Selection for Maryland’s Diverse Regions
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  3. Economics of Commercial Grape Production   
    Shannon Dill, Extension Educator, UME - Talbot County
    Economics Vineyard Workbook Version
    2014 Grape Budgets with Custom Rates
    2014 Grape Budgets Cash Flow

  4. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment - CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm 
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, UME - Anne Arundel County

  5. Recommended Winegrape Varieties for Diverse Regions of Maryland
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  6. Vineyard Site Preparation in Maryland
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, UME - St. Mary’s County

  7. Basic Disease Management
    Dr. Cassandra Swett, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Grape and Small Fruit Pathology, PSLA, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

  8. Insect, Weed, and Vertebrate Pest Management for New Vineyards
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

February 7, 2014

  1. Overview of the Local, US, and Global Wine Market
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  2. Vineyard Site Selection for Maryland’s Diverse Regions
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  3. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment - CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm 
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, UME - Anne Arundel County

  4. Recommended Winegrape Varieties for Diverse Regions of Maryland
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  5. Vineyard Site Preparation in Maryland
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, UME - St. Mary’s County

  6. Economics of Commercial Grape Production   
    Shannon Dill, Extension Educator, UME - Talbot County

  7. Disease and Insect Management for New Vineyards
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  8. Weed and Vertebrate Management in New Vineyards
    Sudeep Mathew, Extension Educator, UME—Dorchester County

February 15, 2013

  1. Overview of the Local, US, and Global Wine Market
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  2. Vineyard Site Selection for Maryland’s Diverse Regions
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  3. Economics of Commercial Grape Production
    Shannon Dill, Extension Educator, UME - Talbot County

  4. Recommended Winegrape Varieties for Diverse Regions of Maryland
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  5. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment - CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm 
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, UME - Anne Arundel County

  6. Vineyard Site Preparation in Maryland
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, UME - St. Mary’s County

  7. Disease and Insect Management for New Vineyards
    Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

  8. Weed and Vertebrate Management in New Vineyards
    Sudeep Mathew, Extension Educator, UME—Dorchester County

 

 

 

 

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