2019 Grape Day

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Join us on campus at Oregon State University on Wednesday, April 3, in Corvallis, Oregon. Grape Day is our annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The goal is to provide industry members with an opportunity to network and discuss research with our researchers and invited speakers. There are five oral presentations, lunch, and an interactive poster session during the event. The information will be presented by members of the Oregon Wine Research Institute and guest speakers. 

Registration: Registration is required in advance. $100 early bird now through March 3, 2019. General registration: $150 March 4 - March 22. Registration closes: March 22, 2019, 5PM

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8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration Check-in and Refreshments
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
Mark Chien, OSU Oregon Wine Research Institute Program Coordinator
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: the value of cooperative pest and disease management programs
Dr. Monica Cooper, UC Cooperative Extension Viticulture Farm Advisor, Napa, CA

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Efficacy of an Intelligent Sprayer on Grape Powdery Mildew
Dr. Jay Pscheidt, OSU Extension Plant Pathologist, Corvallis, OR

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Interactive Poster Session
This session will provide you with the opportunity to interact one-on-one with scientists and students conducting research at the OWRI. Posters will feature research findings that are in-progress for various research projects being conducted across a wide array of topics within viticulture, enology, and economics. 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Chemical Nature of Red Wine Mouthfeel
Dr. Ludwig Ring, OSU Postdoctoral Scholar, Corvallis, OR

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Influence of Scion/Rootstock Combination on Vine Vigor under High Nitrogen Availability
Dr. Landry Rossdeutsch, OSU Postdoctoral Scholar, Corvallis, OR

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Smoke Taint in Wine
Dr. Tom Collins, WSU Assistant Professor, Pullman, WA
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Break/Poster Session
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Red Blotch Disease Research Update
Dr. Bob Martin, USDA-ARS Research Plant Pathologist, Corvallis, OR
2:45 PM- 3:00 PM Program wrap-up - Adjourn

last modified 14Jan2019


The LaSells Stewart Center
875 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, Oregon
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Register now for 2019 Grape Day on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Space is limited, register now!



Questions regarding Grape Day can be addressed to:

Denise L. Dewey
Outreach & Communications Manager
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(541) 737-3620