Lake County Pruning School 2023–2024 Intermediate Course

 

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These sessions will build on the Introduction to Simonit & Sirch’s Pruning Method and will focus on young vines and cane pruning.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply, applicant must have completed the Introduction to Simonit & Sirch’s Pruning Method and have at least five years of pruning experience in commercial ag production. If it’s determined that applicant does not meet eligibility requirements, a refund will be issued.

Details

LOCATIONS:

  • Fall day one (morning): Lake County Winegrape Commission Office, 3685 Main Street, Kelseyville, CA 95451
  • Fall day one (afternoon): Zoller Shriner Vineyard, 3250 Finley East Road, Kelseyville, CA 95451
  • Fall day two: Crimson Ridge, Beckstoffer Vineyards – Red Hills, 7900 Highway 29, Kelseyville, CA 95451
  • Spring shoot thinning day: Crimson Ridge, Beckstoffer Vineyards – Red Hills, 7900 Highway 29, Kelseyville, CA 95451

TIMES:
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM for fall classes
7:00 AM – 2:00 PM for spring classes

COST:
$250 per person ($700 value). Includes the Guyot Methodology book by Simonit & Sirch which will be provided on the first day of class.

Lunch will be provided for each class. Please bring the following supplies:

  • Pruning Shears for fall classes
  • Picking and trimming snips (example) for spring shoot thinning
  • Cut-resistant gloves
  • Safety glasses
  • Appropriate clothing for activities in the vineyard (and rain gear if necessary)
COHORTWINTER DATESSPRING DATES *
5 – EnglishMonday, December 11, 2023
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
6 – EnglishWednesday, December 13, 2023
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
7 – SpanishFriday, December 15, 2023
Saturday, December 16, 2023

Thursday, May 16, 2024

* Spring dates are subject to change based on spring growing conditions.

Continuing Education credits will be applied for through DPR.

Coffee service provided by Lake County Pruning School Affiliate Sponsor

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Meetings

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    LCWC Executive Committee Meeting 3:00 pm
    LCWC Executive Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office and Video Conference
    Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Agenda – LCWC Executive Committee Meeting, March 12, 2024
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