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June 2, 2011

May 14-16: Vancouver Island Growers Conferance

The Wine Island Growers Association puts on a conference annually for its members targeting issues specific to coastal growing climes, this year the venue was moved further north on the island to the city of Duncan BC, in the Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre. Topics included:

  • Canopy Management for Premium Wine Grape Production
  • Grape Vine Nutrition
  • Managing Vigour in Vineyards
  • Growing Fine Wines in a Cool Place
  • Establishing a New Wine Region
  • Wine Acid Reduction
  • Still Waiting for Global Warming
  • Vineyard Spray Programs
  • Grapevine Powdery Mildew: Biology and Control in Cool Climates
  • Disease Management: Dealing with Botrytis in Wet Climates

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