Viticulture Workshop at Surry Community College, April 17

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Pesticide Credits Available

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Surry Community College, SBVE Building 630 South Main Street, Dobson, NC

Pre-Registration Required – Follow the Link Below

Registration Fee (includes lunch): $25/person

Agenda

10 a.m. – Introduction – NCWA Board Past President Mark Friszolowski

10:05–11 a.m. – Wayne Mitchem/NC State University – Herbicide options for grapes as well as rate and age to use; The timing of herbicides to develop a comprehensive vineyard weed management plan

11–noon – Dr. Mark Hoffman & Dr. Sara Villani/NC State University – Important Foliar and Trunk Diseases; Identification and Management

Noon–1 p.m. – Lunch Break

1–2 p.m. – Dr. Hannah Burrack/NC State University – Risk factors for Pierce’s Disease in NC grapes, vector biology and identification, and management strategies

2–3 p.m. – Dr. Sara Villani/NC State University – Sprayer Calibration – Proper sprayer calibration techniques for air blast and herbicide spraying equipment

3 p.m. – Questions