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Current Projects

Current Projects

Final reports and results of our research can found throughout this site. But, because some of our work can span several years to gather information, review and summarize our findings, we want to keep you abreast of our current projects. Check back for updates on our progress. 









Most Recent Current Projects Summer Content

Managing Sour Rot in 2019: Fruit Fly Management Program

Last Modified: September 20, 2019

Managing fruit fly populations has been shown to be a critical component of sour rot control in grapes. This article discusses the importance of resistance management when developing an IPM strategy for fruit fly control, and reviews the materials approved for use in grapes for fruit fly control.


Finger Lakes Teaching & Demonstration Vineyard Pruning Weights Winter 2015-2016

Last Modified: February 22, 2016

The Finger Lakes Teaching and Demonstration Vineyard, a partnership between the Finger Lakes Grape Program and Finger Lakes Community College, serves as a place for hands-on learning for students, growers, and the general public. It also provides us with an opportunity to compare an array of grape varieties planted side by side.

Below are listed the average pruning weights for each of the varieties we have planted in the Teaching Vineyard.

Finger Lakes Teaching and Demonstration Vineyard Growth Stages 2015

Gillian Trimber, Viticulture Community Educator
Finger Lakes Grape Program

Last Modified: November 23, 2015
Finger Lakes Teaching and Demonstration Vineyard Growth Stages 2015

The Finger Lakes Teaching and Demonstration Vineyard, a partnership between the Finger Lakes Grape Program and Finger Lakes Community College, serves as a place for hands-on learning for students, growers, and the general public.  It also provides us with an opportunity to compare an array of grape varieties planted side by side.

Here, you can see data on when each cultivar we have planted reached bud break, veraison, and harvest in the 2015 season. 







Upcoming Events

FLGP Virtual Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 21, 2020
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Join FLGP viticulturist Hans Walter-Peterson (and the occasional guest speaker) for any or all of this year's Tailgate Meetings, held every other Tuesday afternoon during the 2020 growing season, starting on June 9 and ending on August 18.

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FLGP Virtual Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 4, 2020
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Join FLGP viticulturist Hans Walter-Peterson (and the occasional guest speaker) for any or all of this year's Tailgate Meetings, held every other Tuesday afternoon during the 2020 growing season, starting on June 9 and ending on August 18.

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Management of Botrytis and Sour Rot in Vineyards

August 11, 2020
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Hear the latest information about management of cluster rots, including Botrytis and sour rot, from researchers who are working on better ways to manage this bane of growers in humid climates.
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Announcements

EnoCert 101: Intro to Viticulture & Enology

(Formerly new grower/new winery workshop)

NEW Online format!

August 18-19, 2020 Register Here!

This course will feature synchronous sessions from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on August 18 and August 19. There will also be pre-recorded lectures that can be viewed on your own time.

Overview: This course will cover the basics of grape growing from the ground up. Through live interactive lectures, participants will understand how vineyard site, climate, and trellising systems impact grape production and quality. Participants will also expand their understanding of production steps for specific wine types. Upon completing this course, attendees will learn how different wine types (white, red, ros?, sparkling) are produced, and the key decisions that need to be made to influence wine style.


Virtual Viticulture in 2020

Because of the current restrictions on public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our grower meetings have transitioned to an online format. Take a look at the Calendar of Events (http://flgp.cce.cornell.edu/events.php) for information on dates, speakers and topics. The FLGP's Tailgate Meetings will have 0.75 pesticide credits available when they begin (see the Calendar of Events for our schedule). The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program's weekly Coffee Pot meetings, held every Wednesday, are eligible for 1 NY and 1 PA pesticide credit.


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