Finger Lakes Grape Program Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Pest Management
  • Vineyard Nutrition
  • Crop Management
  • Market Development
  • Farm Business

Enrollment Benefits

  • Vineyard Consultations
  • Finger Lakes Vineyard Update
  • Semi-monthly Finger Lakes Vineyard Notes
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • Discounted Conference Registration Fees

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Grape - Summer Content


Eichhorn-Lorenz Phenological Stages

Edith Byrne, Association Program Educator I
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

January 20, 2013

Eichhorn-Lorenz Phenological Stages:

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Upcoming Events

Tailgate Meeting July 28

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 28, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hector, NY

Our seventh tailgate meeting will take place at Leidenfrost Vineyards in Hector.
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Tailgate Meeting August 11

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 11, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dundee, NY

Our eighth tailgate meeting will take place at Glenora Farms (Jeff Morris) in Dundee.
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Tailgate Meeting August 25

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 25, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Romulus, NY

Our ninth tailgate meeting will take place at Buttonwood Grove Winery in Romulus.
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Viticulture Community Educator Position Opening

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County, in cooperation with the Finger Lakes Grape Program, is now accepting applications for the Viticulture Community Educator position. The overall purpose of this position is to assist the Team Leader of the Finger Lakes Grape Program in the development, delivery and evaluation of extension programming for the Finger Lakes grape and wine industry. Primary responsibilities include:
  • dissemination of information to growers through oral and written communication;
  • assist in the development of outreach materials and programming, including the use of emerging electronic technologies and media, to help communicate new ideas and techniques to a wider audience of grape growers and winemakers;
  • assist in the development, execution and analysis of funded applied research projects in the region, and the dissemination of results;
  • provide general management of the Finger Lakes Teaching & Demonstration Vineyard;
  • act as the program's primary contact for new and small-scale grape growers;
  • assist in the coordination and publicizing of field meetings, conferences and workshops of the Finger Lakes Grape Program.
Applications will be accepted online through Thursday, July 30, 2015. No applications will be accepted by other means. For more information and to apply, please visit

Tailgate Meetings Around the Finger Lakes

2015 Finger Lakes Grape Program Enrollment

We invite you to enroll in the Finger Lakes Grape Program in 2015. When you enroll in the FLGP, you have a direct link to the latest information from Cornell and other resources around the country on topics that are important to you as a grape grower including pest management, vineyard nutrition, crop management, and farm business and marketing. Viticulture Extension Specialist Hans Walter-Peterson and Viticulture Educator Mike Colizzi are committed to providing you with important and timely information through a wide variety of means to help you produce the best crop possible, as efficiently as possible.

With your enrollment, you will receive:
  • The Finger Lakes Vineyard Update email messages,
  • The semi-monthly Finger Lakes Vineyard Notes newsletter,
  • Vineyard consultations with FLGP viticulture staff
  • Important announcements about upcoming meetings and workshops.
You can also purchase copies of the 2015 New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes with your enrollment. Stated costs include postage. The Grape IPM Guidelines will be available online in 2015, but there is a cost to access them. If you are interested in purchasing online access to the Guidelines, please visit and enter "Guidelines" in the search box in the upper right corner. You can also purchase both a hard copy and online access at a discounted rate for each.

The enrollment fee for residents of Ontario, Seneca, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates Counties is $70. The fee for those from other New York counties or other states is $125. Wayne County growers who want to enroll in the FLGP should contact the CCE-Wayne County extension office at 315-331-8415 or for enrollment forms.

Click here to enroll in the FLGP for 2015.

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