Field Days: Mid-Season Vineyard Evaluations – Making the Next Decisions for Vine Management 2023

Thursday, July 6, 2023

Session Description

You’re invited to join Perennia for a day in the field with Applied Research and Research Associate CCOVI and Professional Affiliate at Brock University, Kevin Ker, to discuss mid-season vineyard evaluations. Kevin will chat about making decisions for vine management, including crop level, poor sucker growth and pest control decisions. Two sessions will take place throughout July, and we hope to see you at the location that is most convenient for you!

Event Details

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Jost Vineyards, 48 Evangeline Trail, Malagash, NS
*Attendees are asked to park beyond the retail parking area, toward the barn on any paved spaces

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards, 11143 Evangeline Trail, Wolfville, NS
*Attendees are asked to park in the main parking lot at the winery

Guest Speaker

Kevin Kerr, Ph.D., Applied Research and Research Associate CCOVI and Professional Affiliate at Brock

Kevin has more than 35 years of experience in tender fruit and grape production as a researcher, specialist, crop advisor and lecturer with Canadian and provincial government and universities.

He has experience in international consulting in China, the US, Australia and NZ and is an invited lecturer and resource at multiple conferences and programs worldwide. Vine development and biology and vineyard practices specialist

His expertise includes tender fruit and grape pest management, vine and tree fruit nutrition programs, site establishment and rehabilitation, winter hardiness research, GPS vineyard and orchard mapping.