Oct 1, 2021
UC Davis Winter Grape Day scheduled for Nov. 10

The UC Davis Winter Grape Day will be held Nov. 10 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at UC Davis Conference Center and live-streamed.

The UC Davis Winter Grape Day will provide instruction to attendees on issues faced by the growers in the previous season. It will help them gain knowledge to be prepared for the upcoming season, featuring topics related to plant protection, water relations and management, soil fertility and mineral nutrition, soil health and alley management, as well as heat wave mitigation.

This is a hybrid event. Attendees have the option of attending in-person at the Conference Center on the UC Davis Campus, or by live stream.

AGENDA

 

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome David E. Block, Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis and Kaan Kurtural, UCCE Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist-Viticulture, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
8:10 AM Leaf hopper management in vineyards Monica Cooper, UCCE Farm Advisor-Viticulture, Napa County
8:40 AM Area-wide management of cover crops to mitigate TICA in GRBV affected areas Cindy KronUCCE North Coast Area IPM Advisor, Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake Counties
9:10 AM Carbohydrate translocation in GRBV affected vineyards. Is there a mitigation strategy? Justin TannerPost-Graduate Researcher, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
9:40 AM From abiotic stress to biotic stress: Smoke affected grapevines to wine Anita OberholsterUCCE Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist-Enology, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
10:10 AM Break
10:30 AM Salinity tolerant rootstock evaluation in the San Joaquin Valley George ZhuangUCCE Viticulture Advisor, Fresno County
11:00 AM A new index to determine plant water stress using surface renewal stations Daniele Zaccaria, UCCE Assistant Agricultural Water Management Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis; Kaan KurturalUCCE Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist-Viticulture, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
11:30 AM Using satellite data to aid irrigation management Mark BattanyUCCE Water Management and Biometeorology Advisor, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Nitrogen in Table Grapes: Assimilation, Distribution, Fertilizer Recovery Efficiency and Monitoring Matthew FidelibusUCCE Cooperative Extension Specialist-Viticulture, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
1:30 PM Nitrogen fertility in wine grape vineyards and what it means to you Tian TianUCCE Area Viticulture Advisor, Kern County
2:00 PM Cover Crops and Tillage Effects on Grapevine Physiology and Metabolism in a Mature Vineyard in San Joaquin Valley Maria ZumkellerGraduate Student, Department of Horticulture and Agronomy, UC Davis
2:30 PM Soil health of Vineyards in Coastal California Cristina LazcanoAssistant Professor, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis
3:00 PM Break
3:20 PM Should you be dropping unsold / smoke affected fruit Kaan KurturalUCCE Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist-Viticulture, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
3:50 PM Harnessing spatial variability in wine grape vineyards.  How can sensing direct vineyard operations? Runze (Cliff) YuAssistant Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, Fresno State University 
4:10 PM Removing the heat from the vineyard in Napa Valley: Field results and vertical tasting Lauren MariglianoGraduate Student, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Application submitted and pending approval
DPR Units: 3.5
CCA Units: 3.5

$250/in-person or Livestream

Register here.




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