UC Davis and UC ANR Grapevine Short Course
UC Davis and UC ANR Grapevine Short Course
UC Davis and UC ANR Grapevine Short Course
University of California
UC Davis and UC ANR Grapevine Short Course

Agenda 2021

Schedule is tentative - Rescheduled dates to be announced

Monday, April 19, 2021 - The Grapevine

8:00 AM

Welcome and Course Information

Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis Dept. Viticulture and Enology

8:15

State of the Grape Industry

Jeff Bitter, Allied Grape Growers

8:45

Vegetative and Reproductive Growth of the Grapevine

Elizabeth Forrestel, UC Davis Dept. Viticulture and Enology

9:30

Break

 

9:45

Grapevine Water Relations

Megan Bartlett, UC Davis Dept. Viticulture and Enology

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Site Selection: Soil Evaluation and Modification, Pre-plant Amendments

Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis, Dept. Viticulture and Enology

11:30

Finish for the Day

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2020 - Establishing the Vineyard

8:00 AM

Design of an Efficient Vineyard

Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis Dept. Viticulture and Enology

8:30

Irrigation Systems and Design of Vineyards for Productivity

Danielle Zaccaria, UC Davis, Dept. LAWR

9:00

Break

 

9:15

Wine Grape Cultivars in California

Karl Lund, UC Cooperative Extension Madera County

10:00

Grapevine Rootstocks (with Virtual ID)

Andy Walker, UC Davis, Dept. Viticulture and Enology

12:00

Conclude for the Day

 

Monday, April 26, 2021 - Vineyard Production

8:00 AM

Grapevine Canopy Management and its Effect on Yield Components

Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis, Dept. Viticulture and Enology

8:45

Break

 

9:00

Mechanical Management of Grapevine Canopies for Productivity (with Virtual Calibration)

George Zhuang, UC Cooperative Extension, Fresno County

10:00

Soil Health and Vineyard Productivity

Cristina Lazcano, UC Davis, Dept. LAWR

10:45

Break

 

11:00

Irrigation Sweet Spots for Water Productivity, Berry and Wine Quality (with Virtual Tasting)

Nazareth Torres, UC Davis, Dept. Viticulture and Enology

12:00 PM

Conclude for the day

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Insect Pests and Vertebrate Pests, Weeds, IPM

8:00 AM

Nematodes Affecting Vineyard Establishment and Longevity

Andres Westphal, UC Riverside and UC ANR Kearney Ag Center

8:30

Mealybugs and Scale Insects in Vineyard

Carmen Gispert, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County

9:15

Break

 

9:30

Air-assisted Spray Calibrations, Calculations

Lynn Wunderlich, UC Cooperative Extension, Central Sierra

10:15

Weed Management in Vineyards

Brad Hanson, UC Davis, Dept. of Plant Sciences

11:00

Break

 

11:15

Fungal Disease Management of the Grapevine

Gabriel Torres, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County

12:15 PM

Conclude for the Day

 

Friday, April 30, 2021 – Vineyard production, Grapevine Nutrition

8:00 AM

Grapevine Irrigation: Determining Water Needs and Managing Drought

Danielle Zaccaria, Dept. LAWR

8:45

Proximal Sensing of Vineyard Soils and Zoning of Vineyard Soils for Productivity

Cliff Yu, UC Davis, Dept. of Viticulture and Enology

9:15

Break

 

9:30

Grapevine Mineral Nutrition Management

Matthew Fidelibus, UC Davis, Dept. of Viticulture and Enology

10:15

Remote Sensing of Grapevine Nutritional Deficiency

Alireza Pourreza, UC Davis, Dept. BAE

11:00

Break

 

11:15

How Potential Changes in Climate Could Affect Grapevine Production

Tapan Pathak, UC Merced

12:00 PM

Conclude for the day

 

Monday, May 3, 2021 - Harvest and Postharvest Irrigation, Water Budgeting

8:00 AM

Pre-harvest, Mechanical Harvest, Transport, and Grading at Sugar Stand

Kaan Kurtural, UC Davis, Dept. Viticulture and Enology

8:45

Virus Diseases of Grapevine

Kari Arnold, UC Cooperative Extension, Stanislaus County

9:40

Trunk Disease Management of Grapevines

Akif Eskalen, UC Davis, Dept. Plant Pathology

10:20

Break

 

10:30

Online Water Budgeting Tools

Mark Battany, UC Cooperative Extension, Monterey County

11:15

Short Course Concludes

 

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