UCCE Sonoma Grape Day

UCCE Sonoma Grape Day

March 23, 2016 - scwc
Monday, February 8, 2016 7:00am

Sonoma County Grape Day is an annual program that provides research-based information on issues important to the production of coastal winegrapes. The program is presented by UC Cooperative Extension and sponsored by the Sonoma County Winegrape Commission.

Early start time! Sign in and Breakfast from 7 am to 8 am. Program begins 8 am and ends at noon.

Continuing Education Units have been requested.   

 Learn more at http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu/viticulture717/2016_Grape_Day/


  7:00 Sign-in and Continental Breakfast

  8:00 Rhonda Smith, UCCE Sonoma County
          Effects of grapevine red blotch disease on petiole nutrient levels

  8:15 Dr. Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis 
          How grapevine physiology is affected by the virus that causes red blotch disease

  8:30 Dr. Frank Zalom, UC Davis
          Grapevine red blotch disease; the virus, its spread and an insect vector

  9:00 Larry Bettiga, UCCE Montery County
          Viticultural characteristics of the GRN rootstocks and their performance in a
          field trial

  9:30 John Roncoroni, UCCE Napa County 
          Weed Control Update: Fluvellin, Ryegrass and other weeds in North Coast 

10:00 Break

10:20 Dr. Matthew Fidelibus, UC Davis and UC Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
          Factors that affect fruitfulness and budbreak in cane pruned vines

11:15 Dr. Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis
          Assessing vineyard variability in Sonoma vineyards through a selective harvest 

Noon   End of Program 



Cost: $40 if payment received by noon on Tuesday, February 7  
$45 at the door (cash/check only) 

SC Winegrape Commission



Register online and pay with your credit card
Register by mail and pay with a check