Table Grape Field Day – September 13th, 2017

Table Grape Field Day – September 13th, 2017
North Willamette Research & Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, Oregon;
For more information contact 971-373-5912
Hosted by Amanda Vance and Dr. Bernadine Strik. We will start promptly at 1:00 pm

1:00 pm Welcome and introductions, downstairs conference room of main building
1:05 pm Important basics on grape morphology, physiology, trellising, pruning & training
Bernadine Strik, Professor & Berry Research leader NWREC, OSU
2:00 pm What you need to know to grow organic table grapes: diseases and weeds
Javier Fernandez-Salvador, Ph.D. candidate & Assistant Prof. (Practice), OSU
2:30 pm The latest cultivar research at NWREC: which perform best, and can we improve yield of a new cultivar through pruning?
Amanda Vance, Faculty Research Assistant, NWREC, OSU
3:00 pm Arkansas table grape breeding: 50+ years of experimentation
Dr. John Clark, Distinguished Professor, University of Arkansas
3:30 pm Break, walk to table grape evaluation trial
3:45 pm Walk the table grape trial, evaluate harvested fruit, and a discussion
Amanda Vance, John Clark, and Bernadine Strik
4:30 pm Adjourn

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC)
15210 NW Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002
United States