Central Coast wine grape seminar March 6, Salinas

Wine grape frost protection, grapevine pests, grape fungal diseases will be among topics at the Central Coast wine grape seminar March 6, in Salinas, Calif.

Wine grape frost protection, grapevine pests, grape fungal diseases will be among topics at the Central Coast wine grape seminar March 6, in Salinas, Calif.

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Where: Monterey County Agricultural Center - 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, CA 93901
Time: Registration: 1:00 pm - Meeting: 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Agenda
 

  • Recent Advances in Frost Protection – Mark Battany, Viticulture and Soils Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
  • Review of European Grapevine Moth and Light Brown Apple Moth Research and Control Programs in California – Lucia Varela, IPM Entomology Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County.
  • Update on Recent Research Findings on Grape Fungal Diseases– Douglas Gubler, Plant Pathology Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis.
  • Evaluation of the Impacts of In-row Vineyard Floor Management Practices on Soil and Water Erosion, Vine Growth, and Productivity of Grapevines – Larry Bettiga, Viticulture Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties