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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.

January 12-13, 2021
Maryland Grape & Wine Industry Annual Conference Agenda

Recorded Presentations  (to view full screen click on icon on bottom right)

one

The New Grape Growers Workshop for Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic (Introduction) 

Length:
26:57
Presenter: Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD
Two

Vineyard Site Selection for Maryland’s Diverse Regions

Length: 54:07
Presenter: Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

Three

Vineyards Supplies & Equipment

Length: 38:14
Presenter: R. David Myers, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-Prince George’s /Anne Arundel Counties

Four

Vineyard Cash Flows

Length: 31:54
Presenter: Tremain Hatch, Viticulture Extension/Research Associate, Virginia Tech, VA

Five

Vineyard Site Preparation in Maryland

Length: 47:38
Presenter: Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County

SixRecommended Winegrape Cultivars for Diverse Regions of Maryland    

Length:
Presenter: Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD

Seven

A Review of Grape Diseases and Their Management

Length: 32:28
Presenter: Mengjun Hu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Grape and Small Fruit Pathologist, University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Eight

Opportunities for Large Commercial Vineyards in Maryland

Length: 31:41
Presenter: Joyce Rigby, Rigby Viniculture LLC

Nine

Insect, Weed and Vertebrate Pest Management for New Vineyards

Length: 28:15
Presenters: Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Specialist in Viticulture and Small Fruit, University of Maryland Extension (UME), Keedysville, MD and R. David Myers, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-Prince George’s /Anne Arundel Counties

February 1, 2019

  1. The New Grape Growers Workshop for Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic & Overview of the Maryland, US, and Global Wine Industries    
    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   
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County
    2018 Grape Enterprise Budgets (PDF)  (Excel File)

  4. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment-CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-Prince George’s /Anne Arundel Counties

  5. Recommended Winegrape Cultivars 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, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County

  7. Basics of Grape Disease Management    
    Dr. Mengjun Hu, Assistant Professor, Grape and Small Fruit Pathologist, University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

  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 9, 2018

  1. The New Grape Growers Workshop for Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic & Overview of Maryland, US, and Global Wine Industry
    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
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County
    2018 Grape Enterprise Budgets (PDF)  (Excel File)

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

  7. 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

  8. Disease Management
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County

February 10, 2017

  1. The New Grape Growers Workshop for Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic & Overview of Maryland, US, and Global Wine Industry   
    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   
    Economics Vineyard Workbook Version
    2015 Grape Enterprise Budgets (PDF)  (Excel File)


  4. Vineyards Supplies & Equipment - CMREC, Upper Marlboro Farm
    R. David Myers, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-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, University of Maryland Extension -St. Mary’s County

  7. 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

  8. Disease Management
    Benjamin Beale, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension-St. Mary’s County

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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