Sustainable Vineyard Practices


Part II: Best Practices for Clean Plant Material & Heat Management

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

1 HOUR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT AVAILABLE

CLEAN PLANT MATERIAL  
8 a.m.

Nursery Panel Discussion

I. Nursery Protocol & Testing Practices for Red Blotch, Leafroll & Other Viruses

II. Nursery Solutions to Address the Shortage of Rootstock

III. Working Together: Grower Involvement in the Plant Procurement Process

Moderator – Remi Cohen, Cliff Lede Vineyards

Steve Maniachi, Sunridge Nurseries
Diego Barison, Novavine Grapevine Nursery
Steve Huffman, Vintage Nurseries
Dan Martinez, Martinez Orchards

9 a.m.

Grower Perspective: Best Practices for Quality Management from Placing an Order to Planting
Daniel Robledo, Crop Production Services

9:45 a.m. Break
HEAT MANAGEMENT  
10 a.m. Using Micro-sprayers to Reduce Canopy & Cluster Temperatures During Extreme Heat Events
Matt Lamborn, Pacific GeoData & Lamborn Family Vineyards
Towle Merritt, Walsh Vineyards Management
10:30 a.m. Best Practices for Heat Management to Achieve Optimal Wine Quality
Garrett Buckland, Premiere Viticultural Services

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