Sheep & Grapes

When:
April 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
2019-04-02T08:30:00-07:00
2019-04-02T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Napa Valley College, Student Activity Center
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Napa
CA 94558
Cost:
25.00
Contact:
Miguel
707-690-3122

A workshop about the production, soil health, and climate benefits of integrating sheep into the vineyard. Hear from Wine Country farmers, as well as university and extension specialists.

  • Learn about the benefits of sheep grazing on soil health and vineyard floor management, and how sheep are managed around the grape production cycle.
  • Learn about sheep health, physiology, and management.
  • Learn how vineyard managers in California’s Wine Country have used sheep in their vineyards.
  • Learn how shepherds and ranchers provide grazing services to vineyards.
  • Learn about a new project that seeks to understand how sheep-vineyard systems may be utilized to increase soil health and soil organic carbon while providing multiple production benefits.

Speakers:

  • Amélie Gaudin, UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Agroecology
  • Dave Koball, Noble Vineyard Management, Director of Viticulture
  • Glenn McGourty, UC Cooperative Extension, County Director & Viticulture Advisor
  • Jim Lincoln, Beckstoffer Vineyards, Vineyard Manager
  • Kari Flores, Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Farming Operations Manager
  • Kelsey Brewer, UC Davis, Graduate Student
  • Mary Maher, Harlan Estate, Vineyard Manager
  • Miguel Garcia, Napa County RCD, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager
  • Robert and Jaime Irwin, Kaos Sheep Outfit, Owners
  • Stephanie Larson, UC Cooperative Extension, County Director & Livestock Range Management Advisor

Presented by: Napa County Resource Conservation District, University of California Cooperative Extension, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) + Farmers Guild, Fibershed

Sheep Workshop Flier

Calendar of Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
Sheep & Grapes 8:30 am
Sheep & Grapes @ Napa Valley College, Student Activity Center
Apr 2 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
A workshop about the production, soil health, and climate benefits of integrating sheep into the vineyard. Hear from Wine Country farmers, as well as university and extension specialists. Learn about the benefits of sheep grazing[...]
LCWC Finance Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
LCWC Finance Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Finance Committee, April 2, 2019
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
LCWC Marketing Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
LCWC Marketing Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Marketing Committee, April 9, 2019
10
11
LCWC Research & Education Committee Meeting 9:00 am
LCWC Research & Education Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Agenda – LCWC Research and Education Committee, April 11, 2019
12
LCWC Community/Industry Relations Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
LCWC Community/Industry Relations Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Community-Industry Relations Committee, April 12, 2019
13
14
15
16
LCWC Budget Working Group 2:00 pm
LCWC Budget Working Group @ LCWC Office
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Budget Working Group, April 16, 2019
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
LCWC Finance Committee Meeting 3:00 pm
LCWC Finance Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Finance Committee, April 25, 2019
26
27
28
29
30