The Art and Science of Vineyard Grazing
Virtual ,
Sponsor: UCCE Ventura & UC Davis

The Art and Science of Vineyard Grazing

Co-hosted by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) & UC Davis

July 18, 2022   1-3:30pm
VIRTUAL, Registration required

Speakers will include:

  • Mark Battany, UCCE, Water Management and Biometeorology Advisor
    “Why do we grow cover crops in our vineyards anyway?”
  • Morgan Doran, UCCE Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
    “What you need to know before grazing a vineyard”
  • Producer Panel and Discussion featuring:
    -Sheep producers:
        >Robert and Jaime Irwin, Kaos Sheep Outfit, Lake County
        >Kelly Mulville, Paicines Ranch, San Benito County
    -Vineyard producers:
        >Kari Flores, Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Napa County
        >Sarah Cahn Bennett, Navarro Vineyards & Winery, Mendocino County
  • Cristina Lazcano, UC Davis, Assistant Professor
    “Evaluating short-term changes in C and N cycling to assess environmental benefits and tradeoffs of sheep grazing in vineyards.”
  • Kelsey Brewer, UC Davis, PhD Candidate, Gaudin Agroecology Lab
    C sequestration potential and soil health outcomes of sheep grazing in vineyards”

For more information, please contact Matthew Shapero, UCCE Livestock & Range Advisor;, 805-645-1475