Grapevine Pruning and Vineyard Prep Workshop April 21

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:30pm

 

Grapevine Pruning and Vineyard Prep Workshop

Get ready for the 2018 season with the Southern Minnesota Wine Grower Alliance and University of Minnesota Extension!

grape vineyard pruning cuttings on ground in pile

Visit the vineyard of Keith and Lisa Smiley to learn best practices for pruning vines on VSP and high cordon, managing winter injury, and choosing between training systems. Then get hands-on experience taking soil samples and evaluating vineyard health.

When: Saturday April 21, 10:00am-noon

Location: 10500 310th Street Way, Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Cost: $10/person

Instructors:

Annie Klodd, U of MN Extension Educator-Fruit and Vegetable Production

Lisa Smiley, Executive Director, Southern MN Wine Grower Alliance

Coffee and donuts included!

To register, contact Lisa Smiley at winegroweralliance@gmail.com or 651-492-5393. You can also register at the event starting at 9:30am. Registration is $10/person. Make checks payable to SMWGA. Checks can be mailed to 10500 310th Street Way, Cannon Falls, MN 55009.

Getting to the vineyard: 10500 310th Street Way Cannon Falls, MN 55009 (Google maps link)

SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
WINE GROWER ALLIANCE

www.southernminnesotawinegroweralliance.com

UMN Extension

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