Sustainable Vineyard Practices Series

Part IV: Replanting Strategies & Economics

Sustainable Vineyard Practices – Part IV
Replanting Strategies & Economics

Registration with coffee & pastries begins at 7:30 a.m.

8 a.m. 2012 Napa Valley Cost Study & Replanting Scenarios
Stan Zervas, Viticulturist, Silverado Farming Company
8:15 a.m. Financing Options for Vineyard Owners
Clay Popko, Vice President, American AgCredit
8:30 a.m.

Regulatory Issues for Vineyard Development
Brian Bordona: Supervising Planner, Napa County Department of Conservation, Development and Planning
Don Barrella: Planner III, Napa County

8:50 a.m.

The Conditional Vineyard Waiver
Sandi Potter: Engineering Geologist, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board

9:15 a.m.

Track II Erosion Control Plans: Design and Implementation
Jim Bushey, Owner, PPI Engineering
Rachel LeRoy, Project Manager, PPI Engineering

9:45 a.m. Break
10 a.m. Planning
John Crossland, President, Vineyard Professional Services
10:45 a.m. Plants
Ernie Ilsley, Sales Director, Novavine
11:05 a.m. Preparation
Johnnie White Jr.,Vineyard Manager,  Piña Vineyard Management
Augusto Di Battista, President, A&J Vineyard Supplies
11:45 a.m. Discussion and Q&A with Speakers


American Ag Credit