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Using Sustainable Practices to Navigate Risk (Napa)

Thursday, June 30, 2016

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Targeted Education Workshop


Yountville Community Center - 6516 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599 - Get Directions

Topic Notes

Using Sustainable Practices to Navigate Risk:  A Sustainable Winegrowing Workshop

Sponsored by: Napa Valley Winegrowers, Napa Valley Vintners, Napa County Resource Conservation District, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, Wine Institute, California Association of Winegrape Growers and the Risk Management Agency

This FREE WORKSHOP will cover:

  • Risk reduction strategies from the new 2nd edition Winegrowers’ Guide to Navigating Risks to increase efficiency, profits, and reduce risks
  • Sustainable practices that help mitigate risks, including energy and water use efficiency, climate change adaptation strategies, Integrated Pest Management, fire preparedness, crop insurance, and more


Navigating Risks with Sustainable Winegrowing Practices, Lisa Francioni-Hai, CSWA

Sustainable Vineyard Practices that Optimize Water Use, Jim Verhey, - Verhey Advisors, LLC

Winery Energy Audits and Other Tools to Increase Energy Efficiency, Bill Bennet, Sustainable Napa County

Carbon Sequestration and Vineyard Sustainability Practices, Marin Carbon Project, Jeff Creque

Fire Preparedness, Gregory Slugocki, National Storage Tank

Soil Erosion Prevention and other RCD Tools & Resources, Charles Schembre, Napa County RCD

The Role of Crop Insurance in Sustainable Farming, Fred Carvajal, American AgCredit 

Contact Information

Jodi Wilson, Program Manager, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance or 415-356-7544


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