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V&E Department Celebrates 92nd Annual Picnic Day

Saturday, April 22nd, marked the 92nd Annual Open House for the UCD Campus, known as PICNIC DAY. Over 150 educational and entertainment events celebrated campus life at UCD. The day began with the traditional parade featuring floats by student groups and marching bands enjoying the morning overcast sky. The Department of Viticulture and Enology presented a demonstration in grapevine pruning, gave away almost 300 rootstock vines, and had an exhibition of yeasts that viewers could look at under the microscope. The weather faired off to sunny skies as Seguin-Moreau, re-known barrel making company presented a daylong demonstration in the art of cooperage. Picnic Day is a joint presentation by UC Davis and ASUCD, and is known as a principles of community signature event.