Sustainable Winegrowing Field Day, August 8
The Sonoma County Winegrowers, SRJC Ag and Natural Resources Department and California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) are co-sponsoring the 13th Annual Sustainable Winegrowing Field Day on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The event will be held at SRJC's Shone Farm and begins at 8:00am sharp. Shone Farm is located at 7450 Steve Olson Lane, Forestville.
Registration check-in begins at 7:30am. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.
Register below by August 2.
This year's Field Day agenda includes: IPM Season Highlights by Laura Breyer of Breyer IPM Vineyard Service; Fungicide Resistance Management and Prevention for Grapevine Diseases by Dr. Doug Gubler, UC Davis; Laws & Regulation Update and EGVM Quarantine and Harvest Update by Sue Ostrom, Sonoma County Agriculture Commissioner's office; and Bee Friendly Farming by Kathy Kellison of Partners for Sustainable Pollination.
Lucia Varela, UCCE Pest Advisor, will have a display of how to identify the adult Virginia Creeper Leaf Hopper. This is the latest damaging pest to hit our vicinity.
Also on the agenda is Reducing Pesticides with Modern Spray Technology. Jeffrey Zick of Unti Vineyards will discuss his experience reducing pesticide use with the Lipco Tunnel Recycling Sprayer. The sprayer will be parked outside the building for interested persons to view.
DPR has approved CEU of 2.5 hours of Other and .5 hour of Laws & Regs. For questions about the event, contact Karen at 707-522-5862 or Karen@sonomawinegrape.org
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