Virtually on the Road in Kern County


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9:30-9:35 AM Welcome  
9:35-10:00 AM Grape rootstocks for the San Joaquin Valley Andrew Walker, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
10:00-10:25 AM When trunk diseases spread and how to prevent infection Kendra Baumgartner, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
10:25-10:50 AM Nitrogen fertilization alters benefits from mycorrhizas in vineyards Tian Tian, Kern County Viticulture Farm Advisor​​​​​​​
10:50-10:55 AM Break  
10:55-11:20 AM Understanding the cause of Sudden Vine Collapse Akif Eskalen, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Grapevine, Fruit Trees, and Small Fruits Pathology, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis​​​​​​​
11:20-11:45 AM AI-enabled grape yield estimation Mason Earles, Assistant Professor, Departments of Viticulture and Enology and Bio and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis​​​​​​​
11:45 AM-12:10 PM Vineyard Irrigation Andrew McElrone, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

12:10-12:15 PM

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