Cornell Hard Cider PWT Virtual Office Hours: The Horticulture Edition, May 7 from 4-5 PM EDT

Dear Commercial Cider Apple Growers and Cider Producers,

Please join Cornell’s Hard Cider Program Work Team on Thursday, May 7 from 4-5 PM EDT for a question and answer session on any topic related to hard cider production that you want to discuss.

There will be no formal presentations, but we will focus our attention on issues related to cider apple production. We will also share updates and upcoming events related to Cornell’s hard cider programs and activities. Participants can also ask questions related to any of our areas of expertise (horticulture, fermentation, and marketing and small business management) through a moderated chat session.

Participating in the Office Hours:

Greg Peck, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University

Chris Gerling, Senior Extension Associate and Manager of the Cornell Craft Beverage Analytical Laboratory, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cortni Stahl, Extension Aide, Cornell Craft Beverage Analytical Laboratory, Cornell Cooperative Extension and co-owner, Star Cidery

Craig Kahlke, Team Leader for the Lake Ontario Fruit Team, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Mike Basedow, Extension Associate-Area Tree Fruit Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Lindsey Pashow, Regional Agricultural Business Specialist with Harvest NY, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Scott Ramsey, Executive Director, NY Cider Association

Ian Merwin, Co-Owner, Black Diamond Farm and Cidery and Professor Emeritus, Cornell University


Watch the recorded video of this session





Gregory Michael Peck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Horticulture

Sustainable Fruit Production Systems

121 Plant Science Building

Ithaca, NY 14853 USA


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Cornell University

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