Colorado Grape Grower Monthly Conference Call

The first Monday of each month, beginning at 9 AM, the CWIDB will host an informal conference call for all grape-growers in Colorado.  We will be joined by an expert, specialist or speaker to address a timely topic for 20-30 minutes, followed by Q&A and grower discussion of current issues and questions.

You can join this conference call each month by going to in your web browser.  Log in with your name then select whether to join the audio portion of the conference using VoIP on your computer or by calling 720.515.1880 on your phone.  Although our speakers may have a brief video presentation, you will not need to join the meeting on-line.

If you would like to join the meeting in person, you can go to CSU’s Western Colorado Research Center-Orchard Mesa, 3168 B 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503-9621 or at the Colorado Dept. of Ag, 305 Interlocken Parkway, Broomfield, CO 80021.

Our speaker on April 2 will be Dr. Imed Dami. Assistant Professor and Viticulture Extension Specialist with The Ohio State University.  Dr. Dami’s research focus is stress physiology in grapes, particularly the negative impact of cold temperatures on grapes. The focus of his research program will be to improve vineyard efficiency with the goal of improving wine quality.  Dr. Dami received his PhD at Colorado State where he worked at the Orchard Mesa Research Center in Grand Junction.  He also visited Colorado last year to do individual vineyard consultations and to present several seminars on grape growing.  His impressions and suggestions for the Colorado wine industry as well as his presentations are contained in his final report, which is available by clicking here.

Dr. Dami will be talking about vine pruning and cold damage.

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Colorado Grape Grower Monthly Conference Call