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2018 Sustainable Vineyard Practices – Part I: Integrated Pest Management & Sampling Best Practices


Blue Note - 1030 Main Street, Napa, CA 94559


8:00am - 10:00am


Held in partnership with the Napa Valley Vineyard Technical Group and University of California Cooperative Extension, leaders in sustainable grapegrowing will present at the 2018 Sustainable Vineyard Practices Series. This two-part series is for vineyard owners, growers, viticulturists, winemakers and vineyard managers striving to increase quality and sustainability in vineyard. The 2018 series will combine exciting new research with practical tools and applications used in sustainable farming.

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 Grant.

2 hours CE credits "Other"                    2 hours CCA credits "Integrated Pest Management"


Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and pastries

8 a.m. 
Welcome and Introduction
8:05 a.m. – 9 a.m. 
What the Mildew? Grape Powdery Mildew Resistance & New Tools for Management 
Dr. Walter Mahaffee, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS
9 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.   

UCCE Pest & Disease Research Updates
Dr. Monica Cooper, Farm Advisor – Viticulture, UC Cooperative Extension
Brittany Pederson, Viticulturist, Renteria Vineyard Management
9:40 a.m. – 10 a.m. 

Mobile Applications Used in Pest & Disease Data Collection and Identification in Vineyards 
Patrick Tokar, Founder, Tokar Vineyard Advisors
10 a.m. 

Event Concludes

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

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