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Beginner's Workshop in 11/20 at AHS AREC!

If you are interested in starting a new vineyard, or just have started, please join our beginner's workshop. Introduction to mid-Atlantic wine grape production  Virginia Tech’s AHS Jr. AREC Winchester, VA (Frederick County) Team-taught program designed for those either exploring grape production or recently engaged in wine grape production. On-site registration will occur from 8:00 to 8:30 am. Program 8:30 am: Introduction and market opportunities: Tony Wolf, Virginia Tech 9:00 am: Vineyard business planning considerations and Vineyard Calculator – predicted cash flows : Tremain Hatch, Virginia Tech 10:15 am: Lender’s perspective on vineyard enterprises : Marilyn Adams, Farm Credit of the Virginias 10:45 am: Vineyard site evaluation and environmental challenges : Mark Sutphin, VCE 11:30 am: Mapping soil variation and geomorphology to improve vineyard design an