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Implementing Sustainable Farming Practices: Water and Pest Management (Lake County)

Thursday, June 13, 2019

08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Targeted Education Workshop


Beckstoffer Vineyards - Crimson Ridge - 7700 Highway 29, Kelseyville, CA - Get Directions

Topic Notes

Special Targeted Education Event for Growers sponsored by:

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance & Lake County Winegrape Commission

8:45 am              Arrival, Sign-in, and Refreshments


9:00 am              Welcome

                             Debra Sommerfield, Lake County Winegrape Commission

Clint Nelson, Vineyard Manager, Beckstoffer Vineyards - Red Hills


9:10 am              Increasing Performance through Irrigation Practices

                             Bryan Rahn, Coastal Viticultural Consultants


9:40 am              Testing for Distribution Uniformity

                             Paul Zellman, Viticulture Consultant and Julio Gonzalez, Mauritson Vineyards


10:10 am            Managing Mealybugs

Lucia Varela, UC IPM Advisor


10:40 am            Break


10:50 am            BMPs for Insect and Mite Monitoring and How to Train Employees to Monitor

                             Jeff Gleaves, Grow West


11:20 am            Powdery Mildew Management for Sustainable Vineyards

                             Glenn McGourty, UC Cooperative Extension


11:50 pm            The Value of Sustainability Certification

                             Lisa Francioni, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance


12:10 pm            Lunch


12:30 pm            Adjourn