Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
Sonoma County Grape Day registration is now open!
Sonoma County Grape Day is an annual program presented by University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) that provides research-based information on issues important to the production of coastal winegrapes.
7:00 Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Grape downy mildew: Identification, symptoms and control. Rhonda Smith, UC Cooperative Extension Viticulture Advisor, Sonoma County
8:30 Correcting potassium fertility in wine grapes: Implications on productivity and must chemistry. Dr. Kaan Kurtural, Extension Viticulture Specialist; UC Davis and UC Oakville Experiment Station
9:00 Grapevine red blotch virus vector research: Investigation into the biology and behavior of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper and its relationship with vineyards. Dr. Cindy Preto, UC Cooperative Extension North Coast IPM Advisor.
10:05 Source-sink relationships in grapevine: Storage reserves and fruiting Dr. Kaan Kurtural, Extension Viticulture Specialist; UC Davis and UC Oakville Experiment Station
11:00 Grapevine trunk diseases in California: Research updates. Dr. Akif Eskalen, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist; UC Davis Department of Plant Pathology
Noon: End of Program
Continuing Education has been requested
Cost: $42 if payment received by NOON on Wednesday, February 5th.
$47 at the door (cash/check only)