Post-Harvest Grower Tailgate

On October 30, 2019, the Lake County Winegrape Commission hosted a tailgate session in the vineyard to learn about preparing for fall freezes, weed management techniques, soil health practices, and grapevine trunk diseases with a focus on techniques to deal with Esca in Sauvignon Blanc vineyards. A big thank you to the following speakers:
  • Glenn McGourty, UC Viticulture Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension
  • John Roncoroni, UC Weed Science Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension
  • Kendra Baumgartner, PhD, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Broc Zoller, PhD, President/Agricultural Advisor, The Pear Doctor
  • Britta Leigh Baskerville, Community Education Specialist – Healthy Soils Program, UC Cooperative Extension

Resources

The following materials were distributed at the event:

Grapevine Trunk Diseases-Effective Control Practices, Kendra Baumgartner, PhD, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service: Kendra distributed a brochure that is available in our office.  You may also visit the UC IMP website for additional information.
Esca in the Sauvignon Blanc Vineyard-Broc Zoller, PhD, President/Agricultural Advisor, The Pear Doctor. Broc referenced the following studies during his presentation: Managing Grapevine Trunk Diseases With Respect to Etiology and Epidemiology: Current Strategies and Future Prospects by David Gramaje, Jose Ramon Urbez-Torrez, and Mark R. Sosnowski Metabolomic Study of Chardonnay Grapevines Double Stressed with Esca-Associated Fungi and Drought by Marta R. M. Lima, Antoinette F. Machado, and Walter D. Gubler

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LCWC Executive Committee Meeting 2:30 pm
LCWC Executive Committee Meeting @ Video Conference (see Agenda)
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Agenda – LCWC Executive Committee Meeting, February 2, 2021
LCWC Board Meeting 3:00 pm
LCWC Board Meeting @ Video Conference (see Agenda)
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Agenda – LCWC Board Meeting, February 2, 2021
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Webinar: Certified Organic Versus Certified Sustainable 1:00 pm
Webinar: Certified Organic Versus Certified Sustainable
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join California Certified Sustainable Winegrowing auditor, Emily Farrant, Two Leaves, LLC, Tony Britton, Marimar Estate Vineyards and Winery, and Ariel Russell, Auditor for Certified Organic and Certified Sustainable Winegrowing as they discuss the key differences[...]
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LCWC Executive Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
LCWC Executive Committee Meeting @ Video Conference (see Agenda)
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Agenda – LCWC Executive Committee Meeting, February 23, 2021
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