Grapevine Pruning Principles Workshop on Jan. 12

Surry Community College is offering a Viticulture Pruning workshop on Jan. 12 where participants will gain hands-on experience using vines from the college’s onsite vineyard. For questions and registration, call (336) 386-3618.

Posted: Dec 20, 2018

Surry Community College will hold a workshop, Grapevine Pruning Principles, in Room 113 of the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main Street, Dobsonon Saturday, Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

The workshop will focus on planning a strategic approach to grapevine pruning, which is crucial for efficient use of time, labor and sustaining long-term vine health. The class will meet in a classroom and then move to the Surry Cellars Vineyard. Participants will learn to use pruning as a tool to promote vineyard productivity, and to reduce risks associated with disease and spring frost injury.

Pre-registration and pre-payment of $20 are required. The class may be available free through Surry Skill-UP; call to apply. For more information, call (336) 386-3618. To follow the Viticulture and Enology program on Facebook and Instagram, follow @ncviticulturecenter and @surrycellars, respectively.  

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