Southwest Grape 2015 Kickoff Meeting

Date: March 24, 2015
Time: 2 - 5 p.m.
Location: SWMREC located at 1791 Hillandale Road in Benton Harbor, MI
Contact: Brad Baughman at or Jamie Styburski at 269-944-4126.

Michigan State University in 2015 will be hosting several Integrated Pest Management meetings for all grape growers.


The first of these, the Spring Kick-off Meeting, will be on March 24, 2 to 5 p.m. at SWMREC located at 1791 Hillandale Road in Benton Harbor, MI. Presentations by Tom Zabadal on rebuilding winter injured vineyards, Rufus Isaacs on early season insect management and Annemiek Schilder on dormant sprays for disease inoculum, and early-season disease management. Discussion will follow each speaker, so growers are encouraged to bring questions. Dinner will be served after the educational presentation at 4:30 p.m.


Two RUP recertification credits have been requested for this meeting. Registration includes dinner and is $13.00 per person before March 20, or $18.00 at the door. Cancellations received after March 3 will incur a $3 cancellation fee. Click below for online registration.


MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Michigan State University Extension programs are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.


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