Monday, April 16, 2018

Vineyard Pest Management Workshop.

There will be a vineyard IPM workshop held on April 17 at Early Mountain Vineyard, 6109 Wolftown-Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727.  Specialists will discuss weed science, plant pathology and entomology, including updates on invasive pests.
Agenda:
11:00 am Welcome and vineyard management reminders- Tremain Hatch
11:30 Weeds and vineyard floor management – Jeff Derr
12:30 Lunch bring a bagged lunch
1:00 Worker Protection standards update – Micah Raub VDACS
1:45 Insect management for the vineyard – Doug Pfeiffer
2:30 Pathogen management in the Vineyard – Mizuho Nita
3:15 Grape IPM tool and scheduling exercise –Mizuho Nita
4:00 clean up and adjourn

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