Wine grape frost protection, grapevine pests, grape fungal diseases will be among topics at the Central Coast wine grape seminar March 6, in Salinas, Calif.

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Where: Monterey County Agricultural Center - 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, CA 93901
Time: Registration: 1:00 pm - Meeting: 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Agenda
 

  • Recent Advances in Frost Protection – Mark Battany, Viticulture and Soils Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
  • Review of European Grapevine Moth and Light Brown Apple Moth Research and Control Programs in California – Lucia Varela, IPM Entomology Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County.
  • Update on Recent Research Findings on Grape Fungal Diseases– Douglas Gubler, Plant Pathology Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis.
  • Evaluation of the Impacts of In-row Vineyard Floor Management Practices on Soil and Water Erosion, Vine Growth, and Productivity of Grapevines – Larry Bettiga, Viticulture Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties