OCT 27, 2021: CT FARM WINE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO HOST GROWER EDUCATION MEETING
The CT Farm Wine Development Council, administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, will be hosting a virtual grower meeting on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The meeting is available at no cost to growers and eligible attendees will earn 2 pesticide recertification hours.Guest speaker will be Dr. Wayne Wilcox, Professor Emeritus of Cornell University. He led Cornell’s grape pathology program for 25 years until his retirement in 2018. His research and extension efforts focused on the applied biology and practical, integrated management of Eastern vineyards’ major fungal diseases, utilizing both viticultural and fungicidal tools. Since retiring from the university, he has continued to run fungicide trials and to interact with the industry through programs such as this.Please RSVP with your name, business and email by Friday, October 22 to Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov. An email with instructions to join via WebEx will be sent in advance of the meeting.