Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 - 10AM-3:30PM
$25 per person, includes lunch.
Vineyard Workshop - Pesticide Credits Available - Pre-Registration Required
Surry Community College-SBVE Bldg.-630 South Main Street, Dobson, NC
10:00AM - Introduction NCWA Board Past President Mark Friszolowski
10:05-11:00AM - Wayne Mitchem/NCSU- Herbicide options for grapes as well as rate and age to use. The timing of herbicides to develop a comprehensive vineyard weed management plan.
11:00-12:00PM - Dr. Mark Hoffman & Dr. Sara Villani/NCSU- Important Foliar and Trunk Diseases;Identification and Management.
12:00-1:00PM - Lunch Break
1:00-2:00PM - Dr. Hannah Burrack/NCSU- Risk factors for Pierce's Disease in NC grapes, vector biology and identification, and management strategies.
2:00-3:00PM - Sprayer Calibration- Proper sprayer calibration techniques for air blast and herbicide spraying equipment.