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Agricultural Consultant Daphne Amory to Speak at July Grape Growing Seminar

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IGGPRA offering fifth seminar of eight-part “Practical Grape Growing” series on July 19

PASO ROBLES, CA ­– Daphne Amory, an agricultural advisor and coach with a knack for success in regenerative farming, will be one of three guest speakers presenting at a seminar hosted by the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA).

Grape growers in and around the Central Coast are invited to hear from Daphne on July 19 about vineyard soil and how it affects growth, pests, diseases and yields. Other speakers at the seminar will discuss truffles and grower/FLC labor requirements.

“Practical Grape Growing” is an eight-part seminar series offered by IGGPRA in 2017 that provides attendees with practical tips and industry knowledge from local experts. The July 19 seminar will be the fifth in the series. All grape growers are invited and encouraged to attend. Registration is free for IGGPRA members and costs $30 for non-members.

The seminar will be held at JLohr Meeting Room from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will cover the following topics:

Adding Truffles to your Grape Growing Portfolio

Speaker: Lisa Bodrogi, Cuvee Connections

Grower/FLC Federal Labor Requirements

Speaker: Filiberto Quintero, U.S. Department of Labor

Biological Aspects of Vineyard Soil & How it Affects Growth, Pests, Diseases, and Yields

Speaker: Daphne Amory, Viticulture Expert

Extended Q&A on Current Interest Topics

Speaker: Lowell Zelinski, President IGGPRA

The meeting at JLohr is located at 6169 Airport Rd in Paso Robles. To RSVP for the July 19 seminar, or learn more and join IGGPRA, visit iggpra.com or call (805) 591-4204. To learn more about Daphne Amory, visit daphneamory.com.


The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to the advancement of superior wine grape growing in the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area. IGGPRA is committed to providing its members with farming resources, continued education, hands-on training seminars, and opportunities to network through the seminar series and social mixer events with other grape growers, buyers, vintners and vineyard suppliers. For more information, visit iggpra.com.

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