New and Advanced Grower Workshop

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Abingdon Vineyards

20530 Alvarado Road

Abingdon, VA 24211

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This primer will provide an intro to the basic components of vineyard operation in Virginia, along with an advanced educational segment.

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Attendance at this or a previously offered primer short course is required in order to be eligible for the SOVA VDE - New Vineyard Cost Share Program.

Agenda:

10:00am Introduction and Market Opportunities

  • Tony Wolf, Virginia Tech, vitis@vt.edu

10:30am Vineyard Business Planning and Predicted Cash Flows

  • Tremain Hatch, Virginia Tech, thatch@vt.edu

11:00am Vineyard Site Evaluation and Environmental Challenges

  • Tony Wolf

11:30am Vineyard Design Considerations

  • Tremain Hatch

12:00pm Lunch (will be provided)

1:00pm Variety/Clone/Rootstock Considerations

  • Tony Wolf

1:30pm Fundamentals of Grape Integrated Disease Management

  • Tremain Hatch

2:00pm Southern Virginia Vineyard Development and Expansion Cost-Share Program with

  • Amy Turner, SoVA VDE, amy.turner@ialr.org

2:15pm Drive to Vineyard and Review Vineyard Design

  • Tony Wolf,
  • Tremain Hatch
  • Abingdon Vineyards

There will be an outdoor component to this workshop; dress appropriately to go outside in the afternoon.

Registration is free and required for attendance.

Questions? Contact Amy Turner, Program Manager, Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

434-766-6788, amy.turner@ialr.org

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Abingdon Vineyards

20530 Alvarado Road

Abingdon, VA 24211

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