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8th Annual Vineyards and Wineries Continuing Education Class Series


  • Hamptonn Inn & Suites Napa 945 Hartle Court Napa, CA, 94559 United States (map)

The Napa County Farm Bureau Foundation announces a series of four Friday courses from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm at the Hampton Inn & Suites Napa (945 Hartle Ct, Napa, CA 94559).

$85.00 per class for Farm Bureau members. $100.00 for non-members. Discounts of 10% for those registering for the full series. Light breakfast will be provided.

Current Topics in Vineyard Pest Management, Nov. 8

(CE Credits Applied for: 1 hr Laws & Regulations, 4 hrs Other)

Spotted lanternfly: Pretty evil, Surendra Dara, UCCE San Luis Obispo/Ventura Counties

The new IPM model for modern times, Surendra Dara, UCCE San Luis Obispo/Ventura Counties

Getting ahead of resistance build-up, Dr. Ionannis Stergiopoulos, UC Davis

“Sudden Vine Collapse” update, Dr. Neil McRoberts, UC Davis

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations


Recent Advances in Vineyard Technology, Nov. 22

(CE Credits Applied for: 1 hr Laws & Regulations, 4 hrs Other)

Mechanisms for precision pesticide delivery, Adam Hutton, Weed-It

Drone based biocontrol, Andreas Neuman, UAV-IQ

Evolution of pest trapping, Dr. Leslie Hickle/Dr. Shailendra Singh, FarmSense

Incorporating remote sensing/VRA technologies to manage pests, Dr. Kirk Stueve, Ceres Imaging

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations


The Path Toward Clean Plants, Dec. 6

(CE Credits Applied for: 1 hr Laws & Regulations, 4 hrs Other)

Security at the source, Dr. Maher Rawninh, Foundation Plant Services

Taking ownership of your vines, Dr. James Stamp, Stamp & Associates

Managing pathogens from the onset, Dr. Judit Monis, Vineyard Health Consulting

Pathogen management, an industry-wide effort, Dr. Ben Farber, UCCE Ventura County

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations


Pest Management in Apples & Pears, Dec. 13

(CE Credits Applied for: 1 hr Laws & Regulations, 4 hrs Other)

Cultural care of pome fruits, and implications on pest management, Dr. Richard Rosencrance, CSU Chico

Identifying pests and pathogens of pome fruits, Dr. Rachel Elkins, UCCE Lake/Mendocino Counties

Pest management strategies for pome fruits, Dr. Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Amador/El Dorado Counties

The impacts of pest-related defects on cider, Tim Godfrey, Golden State Cider Company

Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office - Laws & Regulations

Informational flyer available here

Later Event: November 8
End of Harvest Celebration