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Demo Workshop II: Tillage & Compost in the Vineyard

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Thursday, August 1, 2019

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Targeted Education Workshop


La Crema Estate at SaraLee's Vineyard - 3575 Slusser Road, Windsor, CA 95492 - Get Directions

Topic Notes

Sonoma RCD and Jackson Family Wines invite growers to come learn the latest findings from their Healthy Soils Demonstration Project! This field trial, started in 2018 at Saralee’s Vineyard, is looking at how tillage frequency and compost application influences soil health and productivity in a working vineyard. The workshop will include: 

  • Project introduction and research questions being studies 
  • Highlights of other regional soil health research in vineyards 
  • Insights from baseline and Year 1 soil data by technical advisor Dr. Josh Beniston 
  • Tour of field demonstration plots 
  • Discussion of practice adoption pros/cons with vineyard team

    A more detailed agenda to follow. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about boosting soil health in your own vineyard!

Contact Information

QUESTIONS? Please contact Anya Starovoytov, project manager at (707) 569-1448 ext 109 or email


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If sold out, waitlist available by contacting Anya Starovoytov, project manager at (707) 569-1448 ext 109 or email