Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.
Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :
May 19, 2022 - Dr. Kevin Usher, AAFC - Summerland Research and Development - Foliar urea application to increase berry yeast assimilable nitrogen content High nitrogen content in grapevines early in grape development can result in vegetative flavours. Mid to late season foliar urea applications were used to increase N in fruit avoiding high N early season and improving YAN content for winemaking.
Membership on the R&D Committee is open to all grape growers and winery representatives, in good standing, on a voluntary basis as well as non-voting members who are partners and stakeholders.