Grape Grower Workshops
UCCE Cover Cropping Field Day 10/23/14-Hurst Ranch, Jamestown, Ca.
Is a cover crop the right choice for you? This workshop focused on how and what, and the pros and cons of cover cropping, a workshop for any interested foothill grower (not just grape growers).
- Cover Cropping Field Day, L.R. Wunderlich, Farm Advisor UCCE Central Sierra & Chuck Ingels, Farm Advisor UCCE Sacramento County
- Cover Cropping and Drought, L.R. Wunderlich, UCCE Farm Advisor, UCCE Central Sierra and C.A. Ingels, Farm Advisor, UCCE Sacramento County
- Cover Cropping Publications, list of publications
- Nitrogen Basics – The Nitrogen Cycle, Cornell University Cooperative Extension
Inches to Hours: An Irrigation Workshop for Foothill Wine Grape Growers, April 29, 2014
- Tools of the trade: Monitoring soil and plant moisture stress, Larry Schwankl, U.C. Cooperative Extension Irrigation Specialist
- The basics of irrigation scheduling using evapotranspiration data from CIMIS, Rhonda Smith, U.C. Cooperative Extension Viticulture Advisor, Sonoma County
- Inches to Hours: using ET and monitoring information to schedule wine grape irrigations, Larry Schwankl, U.C. Cooperative Extension Irrigation Specialist
- Getting the most from your system: irrigation efficiency tips, Larry Schwankl, U.C. Cooperative Extension Irrigation Specialist
UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Workshop
On-the-road in the Foothills Agenda - February 27, 2015
- A new era in wine microbiology-routine tracking of all microbes in all places, David Mills, Shields Endowed Chair, Professor of Food Science & Technology and Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
- Assessments of ripeness, Anita Oberholster, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Enology, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
- Wine faults, Linda Bisson, Professor & Geneticist, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
- Cap management and extended maceration, David Block, Professor & Department Chair, Department of Viticulture & Enology and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
- Smoke taint and wine maturation tools, Anita Oberholster, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Enology, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
Mechanical Harvesting Field Day
A group of farmers looking at a stationary mechanical grape harvester.
Transition to Mechanical Harvest Field Day held on August 17, 2017
Held at Dick Cooper's ranch, Cooper Vineyards, Amador County.
With Dr. Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Specialist
Sponsored and organized by Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Central Sierra Farm Advisor
Italian Varieties Presentations
Novello is a distinguished Professor of Viticulture and a recognized expert on the attributes of many Italian varieties. He is the current President of the Master's program in "Viticulture and Enological Sciences" at the University of Turin, and a member of the European Consortium EMaVE (European Master of Viticulture and Enology).
Novello is also the current President of the International Organization for Vine and Wine (OIV) working group "Management and Innovation of Viticulture Techniques." His main research topics are viticultural techniques, grapevine physiology, grapevine propagation, table grape cultivation, and table grape production under plastic covering. He is author or co-author of 191 scientific publications.
Evening Seminar Presentations - August 4, 2016
Italian Variety Tours with Professor Vittorino Novello, August 2-3, 2016,
Presented by Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Central Sierra Farm Advisor, August 4, 2016 Evening Seminar
The Italian Winegrape Varieties, Vittorino Novello, University of Turin, Italy
Research fields of Viticultural group of Turin University,
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Sciences (DISAFA)