Midwest School for Beginning Grape Growers - WI
Sunday, March 29, 10am - 4:30pm
Monday, March 30, 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 31, 8am - 2:30pm
This intensive, three-day course gives you a realistic picture of what it takes to start and operate a successful vineyard business - including capital, management, labor, & other resources. Topics covered include market assessment and profitability, site selection and soil preparation, variety selection, pest management, economics, equipment, and labor needs.
What we offer:
A unique program that combines
knowledge from experienced growers
and regional experts
Learn essential concepts in vineyard
management and what it takes to
succeed in this type of business
Spend extended time with experienced
growers and gather invaluable tips and
Network and learn from fellow growers
This class affords the opportunity to immerse yourself into the realities of grape growing with a team of instructors who share your enthusiasm.
Pre-registration is required. We apologize, but no walk-ins can be accommodated.
Co-sponsored by VESTA, the IPM Institute of North America, UW-Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, and the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association.Contact name: Peter Werts
Admission price: $375
Lodging info: You must arrange your own lodging.
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Location: Madison, WI