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NSF grant plants seeds for building better fruit trees

Published: 
Jan 12, 2015
Assistant professor of horticulture Kenong Xu is one of the leaders of a joint Cornell-USDA research team looking to uncover genes that control branch growth in fruit trees. The team received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Read more

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EnoCERT 101 Basic Viticulture & Enology

Mar 30 | 8:30 am

In this interactive 2- day course, attendees will first learn the basics of grape growing from the ground up, then expand their understanding of production steps for specific wine types. Upon...

Location: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Food Research Lab | Event type: Class/ Workshop

EnoCERT 101 Basic Viticulture & Enology

Mar 31 | 8:30 am

In this interactive 2- day course, attendees will first learn the basics of grape growing from the ground up, then expand their understanding of production steps for specific wine types. Upon...

Location: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Food Research Lab | Event type: Class/ Workshop

EnoCERT 201 Wine Sensory Analysis and Description

Apr 1 | 8:30 am

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn to follow their nose- and their tongue. In a series of sensory exercises, attendees will learn to differentiate between taste and smell, discover their...

Location: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Food Research Lab | Event type: Class/ Workshop

EnoCERT 201 Wine Sensory Analysis and Description

Apr 2 | 8:30 am

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn to follow their nose- and their tongue. In a series of sensory exercises, attendees will learn to differentiate between taste and smell, discover their...

Location: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Food Research Lab | Event type: Class/ Workshop