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February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Date:  Tuesday, February 2, 2021

1:00pm  Welcome, Rebecca Towell, Lodi Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee Chair
1:05pm  Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Areawide Management in the San Joaquin Valley, Beth Stone-Smith, California Assistant State Plant Health Director, USDA APHIS PPQ
1:45pm  Vineyard of the Past, Present and Future: How will we Farm?, Kaan Kurtural, PhD, Specialist in Cooperative Extension in Viticulture, UC Davis
2:30pm  Aspects of Vineyard Weed Management, Anil Shrestha, PhD, Professor of Weed Science, Fresno State University
3:10pm  Grape Smoke Exposure Risk and Mitigation, Anita Oberholster, PhD, Specialist in Cooperative Extension in Enology, UC Davis
3:50pm  LWC Viticulture Research, IPM Updates, and Closing Remarks, Stephanie Bolton, PhD, Research & Education Director, Lodi Winegrape Commission

Venue:  Online via Zoom

Cost:  FREE, all are welcome

Credits:  1.5 hrs (DPR- Other), 1 hr (CCA- IPM), and 2 hrs (CCA- CM) approved

Description:  Lodi Grape Day is FREE to attend and open to everyone thanks to the support of fantastic sponsors. Grape Day originated in 1952 and was created by a Lodi Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Chairman, Calvin Mettler, and UC Davis Extension agent Gordon F. Mitchell to provide the latest information and thinking around grape culture to harvest. For this year’s virtual event and in the absence of a Lodi Viticulture Farm Advisor, Kari Arnold, PhD (UCCE Stanislaus County) and Kamyar Aram, PhD (UCCE Alameda and Contra Costa Counties) will moderate the sessions, which include time for Q&A. Come with your questions! Lodi Grape Day will be recorded and available online afterward at lodichamber.com and lodigrowers.com with closed captioning, thanks to UC-ANR Program Support and sponsorships. Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Registration (required):  To register, click HERE. You will receive a formal confirmation that includes the Zoom link prior to the event. For programmatic questions or to ask questions for speakers ahead of the event, contact Kari Arnold, PhD (klarnold@ucanr.edu). For technical assistance, contact Kellie McFarland with UC-ANR Program Support at (530) 750-1361.


February 2
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm