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LODI MEALYBUG AND VIRUS OUTREACH MEETING

This event is the result of intense studies by Lodi’s Mealybug Biocontrol & Grapevine Virus Research Focus Groups, comprised of volunteer growers, PCAs, scientists, extension personnel, and industry leaders who gather monthly to discuss short- and long-term strategies to solve our mealybug & virus challenges. Topics and speakers: VIRUS WORKBOOKS. Stephanie Bolton, PhD, Lodi Winegrape Commission VIRUS VECTORS & BIFS …

LODI RULES Year End Recap Grower and Winery Meeting (Virtual)

The LODI RULES Community – growers, vintners, supporters, & leaders – gathers annually to discuss the previous certification year and to highlight important opportunities ahead. Attending this annual (virtual) meeting ensures that you have all of the latest resources to get the most out of your LODI RULES participation, engages you with your LODI RULES community, and informs you of …

Call for Applications for the Annual CA Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards

California vineyards and wineries are encouraged to apply for the 2022 CaliforniaGreen Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards, with applications now being accepted at greenmedal.org. Vineyards and wineries that participate in a sustainability program in California are eligible to apply in four award categories, recognizing outstanding achievement in sustainability: Leader Award, given to the vineyard or winery that demonstrates success and innovation in all of the below three areas of sustainable …

Lodi Winegrape Commission Welcomes New Officers And Members of Board of Directors

The new 2021-2022 board of directors took office during the July meeting of the Lodi Winegrape Commission. Incumbent alternate Jason Eells joins current commissioners Phil Abba, Bruce Fry, Curt Gillespie, Matt Lauchland, Tom Murphy, Diego Olagaray, Aaron Shinn and Brandon Sywassink. Joe Larranaga joins current alternates Dirk Heuvel, Joan Kautz, Jacylyn Stokes, Todd Maley, Colton Machado, Mitch Spaletta, Garret Schaefer …

Lodi Water Management Workshop

In this FREE workshop brought to you by the Lodi Winegrape Commission, the third of three workshops in an educational series designed especially for Lodi winegrowers, University of California experts will share advanced, practical tips on how to improve water efficiency at various scales in the vineyard. Topics include: water testing, remote sensing, soil zoning and variable rate irrigation, climate …

Lodi Winegrape Commission Extends Partnership with SommFoundation (Upcoming Sustainable Winegrowing Event)

The Lodi Winegrape Commission is pleased to announce its continued partnership with SommFoundation, one of the industry’s most progressive nonprofit organizations dedicated to the enrichment of wine and spirits professionals through travel, scholarships, and education. In partnership, the Lodi Winegrape Commission will provide a virtual masterclass on sustainable viticulture and LODI RULES – the first comprehensive and, arguably, most rigorous …

Wine Growers Honored with Sixth Annual California Green Medal

The California Green Medal winners have been announced for the Sixth annual Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards. The California Green Medal recognizes the leadership of wineries and vineyards committed to sustainability and is presented by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, California Association of Winegrape Growers, Wine Institute, Lodi Winegrape Commission, Napa Valley Vintners, Sonoma County Winegrowers and Vineyard Team. Four Green …

Maximizing the Efficiency of Airblast Spraying Workshop, Lodi

Save the date for a UCCE field meeting focusing on maximizing the efficiency of airblast spraying at Kautz Farms (5920 Live Oak Rd, Lodi, CA 95240).  This workshop is supported by a Pest Management Alliance grant from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Topics to be addressed will include: tools of spray evaluation; assessing coverage; and dialing in air volume …

Mealybug & Virus Outreach Meeting

Grapevine viruses are expensive, complicated, and confusing, but HELP is on the way.  Learn real-world management tips from the Lodi Grapevine Virus Research Focus Group and special guests Prof. Gerhard Pietersen (South Africa), Dr. Marc Fuchs (Cornell University), Dr. Kent Daane (UCCE), and Dr. James Stamp (Viticulture Consultant).  Hosted by the Lodi Winegrape Commission with support from the American Vineyard …

Mechanical Pruning Tailgate Talk

Following our successful LODI VINEYARD MECHANIZATION SHOWCASE in December, the Lodi Winegrape Commission is teaming up with E. & J. Gallo to offer in-field demonstrations for a variety of mechanization practices.  Join us for a tailgate talk to observe mechanical pruning on the High Cordon and Sprawl trellising systems.  Confirmed vendors so far include VMech and Spagnolo. RSVP:  Please RSVP …

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