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Vineyard cover crops save expense, environment

Jul 18, 2016
Planting cover crops under grapevines provides vineyard managers with a sustainable alternative to herbicide treatments in cool and humid climates while tamping down unnecessary herbicide use costs. Read more

Gil Stoewsand, who helped to save N.Y. wine trade, dies

Jul 12, 2016
Gilbert Stoewsand, a Cornell food scientist who helped to rescue New York's fledgling wine industry in the early 1970s by debunking shoddy science that attributed health risks wine made from hybrid grapes, died July 4. He was 83. Read more


Summer Scholars Poster Session

Jul 29 | 10:00 am

Location: Scandling Center at HWS

Empire Farm Days August 9-11

Aug 9 | 9:00 am

Seneca Falls, NY – From sustainable farming practices to local food production to...

Location: Rodman Lott and Son Farms, Seneca Falls, NY

Cider & Perry Production-Foundation August 22-26

Aug 22

Would you like to gain a thorough understanding of cider & perry and acquire the skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then, this is THE class to attend!!

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Center

CANCELLED: Processing Vegetable Field Day

Aug 23 | 1:00 pm

View field trials of processing vegetables at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.

Location: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station | Event type: Field Day