Learn How to Start a Commercial Vineyard at Free Workshop

July 29, 2010

PIKETON, Ohio – Commercial grape growers, or those interested in starting a commercial vineyard, are invited to attend a free viticulture workshop at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon on Aug. 13.

The event, sponsored by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee and OSU South Centers, will take place from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. OSU South Centers is located at 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio.

Topics to be covered during the event include updates on pesticide spray programs, black rot control, updates on grape root borer, herbicide drift, winter hardiness, and the Vineyard Expansion Assistance Program (VEAP), plus information on the Ohio Wine Industry.

For more information, or to register, contact Julie Strawser-Moose at 740-289-2071, ext. 223 or e-mail strawser.35@cfaes.osu.edu.

Author(s): 
Candace Pollock
Source(s): 
Maurus Brown