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Mechanization Workshop (4/25)

April 25, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Vineyard Mechanization and Sensing Workshop – Fresno State

April 25, 2015
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
CSU Fresno – Leon S. and Pete Peters Educational Center

Advance Registration by April 18 only $75

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Morning Presentations:
• Welcome by Dr. Jim Kennedy, Chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology
• Dr. Matthew Fidelibus, UCCE, Viticulture & Enology- Development of mechanization of raisins and new wine grape varieties
• Dr. Kaan Kurtural, Fresno State, Viticulture & Enology – Current trends in vineyard mechanization for both large- and small-scale growers, high value winegrape production
• Dr. Anita Oberholster, UCCE, Viticulture & Enology – Optical sorting of wine grapes, on-the-go sorting in vineyard, quality implications
• Adam Metz, TerrAvion – Affordability and managing vineyards using remote sensing of vineyards, delineation of vigor and irrigation zones to manage vineyards
• Dr. Serhat Asci, Fresno State Center for Ag Business – The production economics of managing color in hot climates using mechanization and irrigation – a case study
Afternoon equipment demonstrations:
• Chris Peterson, Midwest Grower Supply
• Thomas Clemens, Clemens Vineyard Equipment


April 25, 2015
8:00 am - 3:00 pm


CSU Fresno – Leon S. and Pete Peters Educational Center