On the Road in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz county

Event Date

Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
  • 8:30-9:00 am Check-in, light breakfast and coffee
  • 9:05 - 9:35 am Doug Gubler, UCCE Extension Plant Pathologist Emeritus, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, Vine Trunk Disease Control: 30+ Years of Research and Experience.
  • 9:35 - 10:05 am Dario Cantu, Associate Professor and Louis P. Martini Endowed Chair in Viticulture, Department of Viticulture and Enology, Next Generation Research & Diagnostics in Trunk Diseases. 
  • 10:05 - 10:15 am Break
  • 10:15 - 10:45 am Larry Bettiga, Viticulture Farm Advisor, UCCE Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties, Update on Mealy Bug Incidence and Remediation in Santa Cruz.
  • 10:45 - 11:15 am Anita Oberholster, UCCE, Extension Specialist, Enology, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis, Effect of Red Blotch Disease on Grape and Wine Composition.
  • 11:15 - 11:45 am David Block, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Viticulture and Enology and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, UC Davis, Optimizing Phenolic Extraction in red wines:  from the winery to the lab and back.
  • 11:45 am -1:00 pm Lunch and Discussion

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