Foothill Grape Day

May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Amador County Fairgrounds
18621 Sherwood St
Plymouth,CA 95669

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Thursday, May 18, 7:30 a.m. – Noon (Lunch to follow.)
Amador County Fairgrounds, Spur Emporium Building, 18621 Sherwood Street in Plymouth

7:30 Registration and Coffee

8:15-8:50 Welcome. Foothill research update.
Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Central Sierra Farm Advisor

8:50-9:20 Keys to successful vineyard plantings.
Larry Bettiga, UCCE Monterey County Viticulture Farm Advisor

9:20-9:50 Studies of the three-cornered alfalfa treehopper: vector of grapevine red blotch virus.
Cindy Preto, UC Davis Entomology Dept. PhD candidate

9:50-10:20 BREAK

10:20-10:40 Spore trapping: a new tool for powdery mildew detection.
Bryan Rahn, President, Coastal Viticultural Consultants, Inc.

10:40-11:00 Area-wide IPM program for Virginia Creeper Leafhopper.
Houston Wilson, UC Berkeley Entomology Post-doctoral student

11:00-11:30 Effect of high temperatures on fruit composition.
Kaan Kurtural, UCCE Viticulture Specialist

11:30-Noon Tannin development in the vineyard.
James Campbell, UC Davis Viticulture and Enology PhD candidate

Noon Lunch and wine tasting. **NOTE: Please bring wine to share, thank you!

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