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LWC + E & J Gallo: GRAPEVINE ROOTSTOCK FIELD DAY.

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

LWC + E & J Gallo: GRAPEVINE ROOTSTOCK FIELD DAY.

Date:  Thursday, July 11th, 2019 
 
Time:  7:30am – 1:00pm, lunch provided  *note earlier start time* 
 
Venue:  Parking/starting point is E & J Gallo Liberty Ranch, corner of Acampo Rd & 21101 N Kennefick Rd, Acampo, CA 95220 (a shuttle service will move attendees around during the morning so please arrive on time)
 
Cost:  FREE, all are welcome
 
Speakers & Topics:  
Dr. Peter Cousins (Gallo) – NSF project on rootstocks & climate change 
Paul Verdegaal (UCCE Emeritus) – Liberty rootstock trial 
Dr. Zoe Migicovsky (Dalhousie University) – Liberty rootstock trial (NSF)
Dr. Keith Striegler (Gallo) – Liberty rootstock trial
Dr. Andy Walker (UC Davis) – GRN rootstocks
Dr. Jean Dodson Peterson (Cal Poly) – rootstock trials 
Dr. Karl Lund (UCCE Madera) – nematode-resistant rootstock trial
George Zhuang (UCCE Fresno) – rootstock salinity trial
Description:  Rootstock selection plays a large role in the success of a vineyard.  Join us for in-field discussions with Dr. Andy Walker, Dr. Peter Cousins, and other experts as we take a closer look at the decades-long Gallo Liberty Ranch trial (Cabernet Sauvignon & Chardonnay on various rootstocks) and a GRN rootstock trial (Malbec).  Guests will park and start the morning at Liberty Ranch on the corner of Acampo Rd & N Kennefick Rd, moving to another vineyard to view the GRN trial via a shuttle, and ending the event at the Gallo office for lunch.  
 
RSVP (needed for shuttle & lunch headcount) by July 8th:  Please RSVP to Christina at the Lodi Winegrape Commission, 209.367.4727 or lwwc@lodiwine.com.

Details

Date:
July 11
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm