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2020 Newsletters

Issue 40, March 2020

Research Focus: The Chemistry of Canned Wines
Faculty FocusFive Questions for Katie Gold
Student Focus: V&E Majors Pioneer New Internship in Portugal
Grapes 101: Missing Parts: The cost of missing cordons, canes, and vines
Research In Plain English: X-ray phase contrast imaging of Vitis spp. buds shows freezing pattern and correlation between volume and cold hardiness

In the News:

Featured VideoExpansion of a freezing bud

Issue 41, May 2020

Research Focus

Faculty FocusFive Questions for Lynn Sosnoskie
Student Focus: Building Community in Light of a Pandemic 
Grapes 101: Stuck and Sluggish Fermentation: Causes & Preventative Steps
Research In Plain English:

In the News:

Featured VideoCornell AgriTech Grape Expertise in Western New York

Issue 42, August 2020

Research Focus: Variable-rate Mechanical Shoot Thinning in Concord Demonstrates the Practical Application of Precision Viticulture
Faculty Focus: Five Questions for Yu Jiang
Student Focus: Cornell Students and Faculty Recognized by American Society for Enology and Viticulture
Grapes 101: The Core Grape Genome and Cheap DNA Sequencing:  A New Roadmap for Grape Breeders
Extension Focus: Cornell Workforce Development and Cornell Farmworker Programs provide outreach on COVID-19 for farmworkers
Research in Plain English (RIPE): Grape mapping populations reveal genetic variation in bloom and fruit development

In the News:

Featured Video: The Efficient Vineyard project demonstrates how variable-rate, GIS Map-based mechanical shoot thinning works

Issue 43, November 2020

Research Focus: Enhancing Vine Health with Commercial Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Inoculants
Research Focus: Video Overview of Efficient Vineyard Project (9 minute video)
Student Focus: COVID-19 Changes Internship Opportunities for Cornell Students
Extension Focus: Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Detected in the Finger Lakes

In the News:

Featured Video: Efficient Vineyard Project Overview