The Sonoma County Winegrowers, SRJC Ag and Natural Resources Department and California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) are partnering to present the 13th Annual Sustainable Winegrowing Field Day on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The event will be held at SRJC’s Shone Farm and begins at 7:55am. Shone Farm is located at 7450 Steve Olson Lane, Forestville. Registration check -in begins at 7:30am with the presentations from 7:55am-12:00pm. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Register online by August 2, to www.sonomawinegrape.org/fieldday
Grape growers, wineries and the public are invited to attend this yearly event. Continuing Education Units have been applied for.
This year’s agenda includes: Fungicide Resistance Management and Prevention for Grapevine Diseases by Dr. Doug Gubler, UC Davis; IPM Season Highlights by Laura Breyer PCA, Breyer’s Vineyard IPM Service; Reducing Pesticides with Modern Spray Technology with Jeffrey Zick of Unti Vineyards and Jim Cuneo of Robert Young Vineyards; Laws & Regulations Update and EGVM Quarantine Update and Harvest Protocols by Sue Ostrom, Sonoma County Ag Commissioner’s office; and Bee Friendly Farming by Kathy Kellison of Partners for Sustainable Pollination.
Media: Please contact Sean Carroll to attend. 707-522-5861 or [email protected]
The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission was established in 2006 as a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to the promotion of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier grape growing regions. SCWC’s goal is to increase awareness and recognition of the quality and diversity of Sonoma County’s grapes and wines through dynamic marketing and educational programs targeted to wine consumers around the world. For more information about SCWC and its programs, visit www.sonomawinegrape.org.