2018 Continuing Education Class Series - Napa

Friday, November 02 2018 12:00 AM - Friday, December 07 2018 12:00 AM [PST]

2257 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA, 94558, United States

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Friday, November 02 2018 12:00 AM - Friday, December 07 2018 12:00 AM [PST]

Napa Valley College Main Campus, 2257 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA, 94558, United States.

A program for Vineyard and Winery licensees, and certificate holders PAC, PCA, QAL, QAC, CCA.

 

Clean Plant Material (Nov. 2nd, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm) topics include:

Overview of CDFA nursery registration, Dave Marion, CDFA

Overview of FPS; Foundation Vineyard, sanitation, and testing, Josh Puckett, FPS

Protecting yourself when purchasing grapevines, Tom Nemcik, Grape Grafter

Clean vines through micropropagation, Amit Dhingra, Phytelligence

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office

     

Alternative Strategies for Weed Management (Nov. 16, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm) topics include:

Cover-cropping strategies for weeds suppression, Jeff Mitchell, UCCE

Grazing strategies for weed control in vineyards, Kelly Mulville, Paicines Ranch

Mechanized tools for weed control, Anil Shrestha, CSU Fresno

Practice use of pre-emergent herbicides, Brad Hanson, UCCE

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations

    

Recent Advances in Vineyard Pest Management (Nov. 30, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm) topics include:

Phage therapy to combat Pierce’s Disease, Joanne Emerson, UCCE

CRISPR technology for disease suppression, Susan Jenkins, Innovative Genomics Institute 

Spore mapping for powdery mildew control, Bryan Rahn, Coastal Viticulture Consultants

Using aerial imagery to identify pest & disease hotspots, Jenna Rodriguez, Ceres Imagery

Variable-rate spray technology in vineyards, Michael Bourke, Precision Agricultural Solutions

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations

 

Pest Management in Olives (Dec. 7th, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm) topics include:

Preplant considerations for olives, John Post, AgAdvisors

Cultural practices to avoid pests in olives, Bill Krueger, UCCE

Common pest of olives and treatment programs, Dani Lightle, UCCE 

Common diseases of olives and treatment programs, Paul Vossen, UCCE

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations

 

 

Sponsored By Malloy, Imrie & Vasconi Insurance Services

Napa County Farm Bureau Foundation

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Napa County Farm Bureau Foundation

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