Insects, Weeds and Diseases of the CA Wine Country – Napa/ Sonoma Counties
$45 / person includes lunch November 9, 8 am – 4:30 pm
This scenic tour will make stops in vineyards to learn about the challenges of the wine industry. Speakers will cover light brown apple moth, European grapevine moth, orange tortrix, grape and vine mealybug, glassy-winged sharpshooter, Pierce’s disease, grape leafroll virus, Eutypa, and bot canker. You’ll also see sophisticated IPM practices designed to protect water quality, prevent pesticide resistance, and promote beneficial plant and insect populations. After lunch, we’ll tour a winery, Domain Chandon, to watch the crush in action and taste some fine North Coast Wine.