When: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009

Where: Hutchins Street Square, Kirst and Crete Halls, 125 South Hutchins Street, Lodi

Continuing Education Hours have been requested from California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Certified Crop Adviser Program.

Program:

7:30 a.m. - Registration/Continuing Education Hours Signups & Coffee

8:00 - Frost Mitigation – Review of 2008 and Being Prepared – Paul S. Verdegaal, UC Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County

8:30 - Variety Evaluation and Selection for Lodi’s Winegrape Region – Dr. Jim Wolpert, Specialist, Dept. of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

9:15 - Minimizing Mite Outbreaks in Vineyards: Effects of Pesticide Disruption, Miticide Resistance and Water Stress – Mel Stravinides, Graduate Student, UC Berkeley

9:45 - Long Term Effects of Water Deficit and Crop Load on Ripening, Yield and Quality of Syrah – Terry Prichard, Irrigation Management Specialist Dept of LAWR, UC Davis

10:00 - Break

10:15 - Review Nutrient Management in Vineyards: Efficiency and Effectiveness – Larry Williams, Professor, Dept .of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

11:00 - Nematicide Delivery Using Rootstocks or Foliar Sprays – Dr. Mike McKenry, Nematology Specialist, UCKAC, Parlier

11:40 - Tasting

Noon - Lunch (tickets $20.00/person)

12:30 p.m. - Luncheon Speaker: Christian Miller, Full Glass Research, Wine: Consumer Trends