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2018 The Business of Vineyards - Part I: Vineyard Preparedness and Post-Fire Resources & Updates


Yountville Community Center - 6516 Washington St, Yountville


1:00pm - 4:00pm


Join us for a timely seminar covering crop insurance, disaster preparedness, and recovery best practices from industry experts. Presentations will clarify recovery protocols and regulations, and include extended Q&A opportunities.

This seminar will also be live-streamed as part of an NVG trial program.  If you cannot attend this event in-person but would like to view it online, please select the “Livestream Trial” ticket and you will be emailed more information.  2018 Livestream Trial tickets for live-streamed NVG events are underwritten by the USDA Risk Management Education Grant.


Registration begins at 12:30pm with light snacks

1 p.m.
Introduction and Welcome
1:05 p.m
Crop Insurance: Managing Risk, Record Keeping, Choosing the Right Policy
Shannon Antonini and Fred Carvajal, American AgCredit Crop Insurance
1:35 p.m.
Best Practices for Hazardous Materials and Ag Pesticide Clean Up
Doug Calhoun, Environmental Health Supervisor, County of Napa Planning, Building, & Environmental Services Department
2:05 p.m.
Resources for the Rainy Season - Best Practices for Assessing Hazardous & High-Risk Trees
Shaun Horne, Watershed and Flood Control Resource Specialist, Napa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District
2:35 p.m.
Best Practices and Resources for Managing Your Land After Wildfires
Charles Schembre, Napa County Resource Conservation District
3 p.m.
Trees - Emergency Permits, Grower Liability and Removal Information
Karen Weiss, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
3:30 p.m.
Post-Fire Farm & Ranch Insurance Updates 
Joe Martinez, Founder & President, DLL Insurance Agency
4 p.m.
Event Concludes

This program is partially funded by the USDA Risk Management Education Partnerships Program Grant

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