Finger Lakes Grape Program Enrollment

Program Areas

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

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

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Grape - Spring Content

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IPM

IPMGrape growers benefit from implementing IPM - environmentally and economically sensible ways to protect crops from insects, plant diseases, weeds, and vertebrate pests. We work with grape processors, growers, local extension educators, faculty, crop consultants, and agricultural businesses to find IPM answers, develop new IPM menthods, and deliver IPM information.

NYS IPM Program Mission: The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps people to use methods that minimize environmental, health and economic risks.





Relevant Events

Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 5, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hector, NY

Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 18, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hammondsport, NY

Most Recent IPM Spring Content

FIFRA 2(ee) Recommendations Available for Grape Rootworm Insecticides in NY

Tim Weigle, Team Leader, Statewide Grape IPM Specialist
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: January 29, 2015

In conjunction with Greg Loeb, Professor, Department of Entomology, NYSAES, two replicated spray trials using 4 insecticides currently registered for use on grapes in New York State (Admire Pro, Danitol 2.4 EC, Leverage 360 and Sniper) were conducted by NYS IPM Program and LERGP staff in grower vineyards in the Lake Erie region.

Using NEWA Resources in a Vineyard IPM Strategy

Tim Weigle, Team Leader, Statewide Grape IPM Specialist
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: March 7, 2013
Using NEWA Resources in a Vineyard IPM Strategy

Historically, control practices for vineyard pests in the eastern United States were made based on the calendar or on a growth stage such as bud break, bloom or verasion using materials with a broad spectrum of activity. This was a fairly straightforward approach to pest management, and for many years this type of spray program was very effective. However, as the nation became more conscious of pesticide use, the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) was introduced, and broad spectrum pesticides were either restricted in their usage, grapes were removed from the label, or were banned completely. In the recent past, we have seen more choices in fungicides and insecticides come on the market, but the trend is now toward less toxic and narrower spectrum pesticides.





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Upcoming Events

Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 5, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hector, NY

Our fifth tailgate meeting of 2017 will take place on July 5 at Atwater Estate Vineyard in Hector NY. 
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Public Hearing Regarding Creation of a NY Grape Research Order

July 12, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Geneva, NY

The Department of Ag & Markets will be holding a public hearing to receive input on the need for a Grape Research order in New York. Growers are encouraged to attend and to provide their input on this important issue.
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Tailgate Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 18, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hammondsport, NY

Our sixth tailgate meeting of 2017 will take place on July 18 at Keuka Lake Vineyards in Penn Yan.
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Announcements

Tailgate Meetings Around the Finger Lakes

The weather is warming up, and that means the start of another growing season in Finger Lakes vineyards. It also means the start of the Finger Lakes Grape Program's annual series of Tailgate Meetings, which are held every other week during the growing season. These meetings are a great opportunity to talk with FLGP staff and other growers about what's going on in the vineyards, and exchange ideas about how to make improvements on the farm.

Want to learn more about our Tailgate Meetings? Check out the video below, or better yet, come to a meeting this year. No cost, no registration necessary. Dates and locations are listed on our Calendar of Events.




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