Implementing Sustainable Farming Practices: Water and Pest Management
Special Targeted Education Event for Growers sponsored by:
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance & Lake County Winegrape Commission
Welcome, Debra Sommerfield, Lake County Winegrape Commission & Clint Nelson, Vineyard Manager, Beckstoffer Vineyards – Red Hills
Increasing Performance through Irrigation Practices, Bryan Rahn, Coastal Viticultural Consultants
Testing for Distribution Uniformity, Paul Zellman, Viticulture Consultant and Julio Gonzalez, Mauritson Vineyards
Managing Mealybugs, Lucia Varela, UC IPM Advisor, North Coast
BMPs for Insect and Mite Monitoring and How to Train Employees to Monitor, Jeff Gleaves, Grow West
Powdery Mildew Management Issues in Lake County, Glenn McGourty, UC Cooperative Extension Mendocino and Lake Counties and Bryan Rahn, Coastal Viticultural Consultants
The Value of Sustainability Certification, Lisa Francioni, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
Lunch and light morning snacks will be served.
Seating is limited. Please consider only sending one to two representatives from your organization or vineyard so that information can be widely shared across the region. There’s no fee to attend, but tickets are required: sustainablefarmingpractices.eventbrite.com
Note: This event includes 1.5 hours of continuing education credits for the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).
The Crimson Ridge Vineyard gate entrance is located on the North Side of Highway 29, approximately .8 miles north of Kit’s Corner/Red Hills Road. Travel time to the vineyard from the gate is 10 minutes. Four-wheel drive is helpful, but not required.
LCWC Executive Committee Meeting 2:30 pm
LCWC Executive Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office and Video Conference
Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Agenda – LCWC Executive Committee Meeting, February 27, 2024
LCWC Board Meeting 3:00 pm
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