New England Grape Growers

June 16, 2005

PLACE: Nashoba Valley Winery, Bolton MA,
DATE: June 16, 2005
TIME: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
COST: $20 (Checks made payable at the door to UMass)

4:00 - 4:00 - Pesticide Mixing and Loading Dr. Bill Coli, Univ. of Mass
4:30 Vineyard Sprayer Technology, - Dr. Andrew Landers, Cornell University
5:30 - Basics of Training Systems and Trellis Design Dr. Bill Nail, Connecticut Ag. Exp. Station
6:00 - Pizza Break
6:30 Demo Spray Equipment w/ Dr. Landers and OESCo, Conway MA
7:00 - Basics of Trellis Construction Mr. Howard Stoltzsus, Innovative Fence
Demo End Post Installation Innovative Fence, Palmyra NY
8:00 - Wrap up

The first half of the program will be indoors w/ presentations of technical information and time for questions. After a short break, we will move outdoors to see demonstrations of spray equipment and trellis construction tools. Please dress appropriately for the outdoor portion of the program. This meeting will take place rain or shine.

Directions: From Route 495, take Route 117 West (Exit 27), for 8/10ths of a mile to Bolton Center. Turn left onto Wattaquadoc Hill Road at the blinking light . Stay on Wattaquadoc Hill Road 4/10ths of a mile to Winery which is on the left side of the road.

For more information, please call or email Sonia Schloemann, 413-545-4347 or

2 pesticide contact hours have been assigned for this meeting. Contact hours are reciprocal to all New England States and some counties in NY.

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