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2-Day Wine Grape Short Course


Tuesday Dec 12th 2017


UCD Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, Davis CA


DAY 1: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

8:00am - Registration and Coffee, Pastries
9:00 - Welcome and Introductions: Kaan Kurtural, Extension Specialist in Viticulture, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
9:10 - Soil Preparation for New Plantings: Jean-Jacques Lambert, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
9:45 - Weed Control Options for Vineyards: John Roncoroni, UCCE, Napa County, Weed Specialist
10:20 - Break
10:35 - Cover Crop Management in Vineyards: Kerri Steenwerth, USDA, ARS, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
11:10 - Micro-irrigation System Design for Vineyards: Daniele Zaccaria, Dept of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis
11:45 - LUNCH
12:45 - Water Relations of the Grapevine; Fundamental Physiology: Alexander Levin, Assistant Professor, Dept of Horticulture, Oregon State University
1:20 - Trellis Choices for Production Efficiency: Paul Verdegaal, Viticulture Farm Advisor Emeritus, UCCE, San Joaquin County
1:55 - Current Breeding Efforts in Drought- and Salt-Tolerant Rootstocks: Andrew Walker, Professor, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
2:30 - Break
2:45 An Introduction to Precision Viticulture: Luca Brillante, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
3:20 Data Sharing Amongst Grower and Neighborhood Groups: Monica Cooper, Viticulture Farm Advisor, UCCE, Napa County
3:55 - Wrap-up and Questions



UC Davis V&E Extension