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Ont. grape growers water demo day


August 13, 2013
By Marg Land


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August 13, 2013, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. – A water and research demonstration day for grape growers is being held August 14, 2013, at two farms in the Niagara area.

The program begins at 9 a.m. at the farm of Martin Schuele, located at 3876 Lakeshore Road, Beamsville, and ends at Dave Lambert’s Farm, 370 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Presenters will be discussing irrigation and water management, including an update on the Water Resource Adaptation and Management Initiative. Soil moisture monitoring, evapotranspiration, water application uniformity and water infiltration in different soil types will also be discussed.

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Research updates will also be presented on sour rot, powdery mildew, Japanese beetles, brown marmorated stink bug and a potassium survey.

To register, email info@grapegrowersofontario.com or call 905-688-0990.