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Happy New Year and Upcoming Meeting Announcements for 2016 Winter!

Upcoming meetings: A. Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Tech will offer pruning workshops in Central/Southern Virginia (Amherst) and Northern Virginia (Winchester) this January. Beginning grape growers and experienced grape growers are invited to either workshop. The content will include a review of these topics: ·       grapevine dormant pruning ·       grapevine cold hardiness ·       disease management at pruning ·       pruning as a component of canopy management We will then go out to the vineyard for guided practice pruning grapevines before the meeting adjourns.   Please bring pruning shears and prepare to be outside; rain or shine.   Pruning Workshop Schedule for 2016: Date / Time:     12 January 2016     / 1:00 – 3:30 pm Lazy Days Winery 1351 N Amherst Hwy, Amherst, VA 2452 Date / Time:      13 January 2016 / 1:00 – 3:30 pm AHS Jr. AREC 595 Laurel Grove Road, Winchester, VA 22602