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Get the latest science and research for the wine industry with Sustainable Wine Growing. Vineyard Team brings you industry professionals and experts on resource issues and business trends related to sustainable agriculture to help you put sustainability into practice.

Get the latest science and research for the wine industry with Sustainable Wine Growing. Vineyard Team brings you industry professionals and experts on resource issues and business trends related to sustainable agriculture to help you put sustainability into practice.
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Get the latest science and research for the wine industry with Sustainable Wine Growing. Vineyard Team brings you industry professionals and experts on resource issues and business trends related to sustainable agriculture to help you put sustainability into practice.

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English


Episodes

24: Measuring Water and Nitrogen Use

11/16/2017
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Paul Crout is a licensed Pest Control Advisor and Certified Crop Advisor with over 15 years of experience in managing multiple crops including winegrapes. Paul explains why keeping records of water and Nitrogen use in the vineyard is important and how to use that information to best manage your crop. References: Best Management Practices for Nitrogen Fertilization of GrapevinesExample Calculations Using a Fertilizer LabelPaul Crout | Vineyard Professional Services SIP Certified Chapter 11...

Duration: 00:12:33


23: The SmartFarm Project

11/2/2017
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Chandra Krintz, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science, University of California Santa Barbara talks about the SmartFarm vision to bring the same kinds of data analytics and prediction systems that are working well in other sectors of the economy to agriculture. Data from sensors and devices can be coupled with historical data to make more informed farming decisions by considering many variables at once. References: 13: High Tech Tools in the Vineyard EpisodeDr. Krintz’s UCSB...

Duration: 00:33:52


22: Farm Labor Shortage

10/19/2017
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Many factors influence the number of people coming to the U.S. to work including the cost and danger of crossing the border and improved economic conditions in Mexico. Dr. Philip Martin, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics- UC Davis, discusses some of the reasons there are not enough workers to meet the demand for farm laborers in California. References: Immigration and Farm Labor President Trump and U.S. Migration after 100 DaysWages rise on California farms....

Duration: 00:25:18


21: Investing in Sustainable Ag Research

10/5/2017
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Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a grant program of the U.S.D.A. to find solutions to problems identified by growers. By providing funding to growers for original research, demonstrations, and other projects new sustainable innovations are discovered and promoted. Western SARE Communications Manager Stacie Clary discusses the program and some of its many successes. References: 20: Dr. Mark Fuchs | Red Blotch Virus in GrapevinesConventional vs. GMO-free Broilers...

Duration: 00:18:45


20: Dr. Mark Fuchs | Red Blotch Virus in Grapevines

9/21/2017
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Dr. Marc Fuchs researches the biology and ecology of the Grapevine Red Blotch associated Virus. His work investigates the transmission and spread of the virus, its possible vectors, how the virus affects vines, and optimal management strategies. References: A Long and Winding Road: The Discovery of the Red LeafA Long and Winding Road: The Discovery of the Red Leaf Viruses, the Leaf Rolls and Red Blotch A Short History of Red Blotch Disease Episode 3Grapevine Red Blotch-associated Virus...

Duration: 00:17:25


19: Healthy Soils Program

9/7/2017
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture appropriated funds to develop and administer a new incentive and demonstration program from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. The objective of this new Healthy Soils Program is to build soil carbon and reduce agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. References: CDFA’s Healthy Soils ProgramCalCANCOMET-Planner- GHG reduction and carbon sequestration calculator PowerPoint slides from Jenny Lester Moffitt’s talk at the 2016 Sustainable...

Duration: 00:19:16


Next Steps in Grape Sampling Episode 18

8/17/2017
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NDVI imagery is analyzed by software which tells the grower where to go in the vineyard to take samples that will best represent the ripeness of the crop. This method could save tremendous amounts of time and generates much smaller samples for processing. References: Video of Dr. Vanden Heuvel explaining the projectJustine Vanden Heuvel’s web page Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your resource for...

Duration: 00:14:11


New Discoveries About Sour Rot Episode 17

8/3/2017
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Sour rot is a disease complex composed of various yeast, fungi, and bacteria that ferment grape juice released from wounded berries. Megan Hall has demonstrated that the symptoms of sour rot will only develop when fruit flies (Drosophila spp.) are present. Spraying antimicrobial materials with an insecticide weekly from 15° Brix until harvest has shown success at stopping the advance of sour rot. References: Megan Hall’s Cornell University PageSummer Bunch Rot (Sour Rot) Pest Management...

Duration: 00:38:43


Managing Pierce’s Disease in Temecula Valley Vineyards Episode 16

7/20/2017
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A look at the history of Pierce’s Disease and what is being done today to manage this pest in the Temecula Valley. Matt Daugherty is Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside where he studies applied population ecology and provides outreach on the ecology and management of invasive insects. Dr. Daugherty gives some history and context for the glassy-winged sharpshooter monitoring and control program in Riverside County. Greg Pennyroyal, Vineyard Manager,...

Duration: 00:26:32


IPM Control of Vine Mealybug Episode 15

7/6/2017
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Greg Pennyroyal, Vineyard Manager at Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyards in Temecula, California, discusses the appearance of vine mealybug in the Temecula Valley AVA, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques, and how growers, academics, extensionists, and students came together to collectively monitor and manage this pest. References: San Jacinto College Vine Mealy Bug Video Sustainable and Organic Control of Vine Mealybug: Two Growers, Two ApproachesSuterraVine Mealybug Flares Up in...

Duration: 00:26:07


Organic Pest Control_Episode 14

6/15/2017
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Farming organically has many benefits, but growing winegrapes organically has special challenges. Hear how Julian Malone, Director of Vineyard Operations at Sea Smoke Vineyards uses organic pest management practices in the vineyards. References: Sea Smoke VineyardsMechanical Cultivation Video- Steel in the FieldUC Statewide IPM Weed Management in Organic Vineyards Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your...

Duration: 00:18:39


High Tech Tools in the Vineyard_Episode 13

6/1/2017
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Doug Beck, Science Advisor for Monterey Pacific Inc. in Monterey County, talks about the different types of technology including dendrometers, multi-spectral imaging, ArcGIS, Time-Dependent Reflectrometry, iPhones, and more. References: California Irrigation: Verizon, ITK Team Up with 3 Vineyards for Affordable SolutionCeresCropTrakMonterey Pacific, Inc.Ranch SystemsTerravionTule TechnologiesVineMetrics Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast....

Duration: 00:26:34


A Culture of Sustainability: Scheid Vineyards_Episode 12

5/18/2017
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Greg Gonzalez, Director of Vineyard Operations at Scheid Vineyards, discusses the ins and outs of sustainability practices including economic investment in the community, resource conservation, and pesticide reduction. References: What is Sustainable Agriculture?Scheid VineyardsChispa HousingSIP Certified- sustainable winegrowing Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your resource for workshops and field...

Duration: 00:14:56


Putting the “I” Back into IPM_Episode 11

5/4/2017
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Integrated Pest Management means many things to many people. In this excerpt from the 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo, Dr. Pete Goodell reviews the status of IPM in California, the barriers to increasing its use, discusses concepts and perceptions, and makes the case that IPM is a critical tool to address multiple issues facing our sustainable food production system. References: UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management ProgramPutting the "I" Back in IPMNRCS Service Centers in California Listen...

Duration: 00:22:19


Weed Management_Episode 10

4/20/2017
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Weeds can compete with young vines and are hosts for some vineyard pests. Grant Cremers describes how he controls weeds through a combination of under-vine cultivation and herbicides at San Bernabe Vineyards. Topics include herbicide resistant weeds, reasons to avoid pre-emergent herbicides, cover crops for weed suppression, and the benefits of controlling weeds mechanically. References: Cover crops for weed management Steel in the Field: A Farmer’s Guide to Weed Management ToolsSteel in...

Duration: 00:12:20


Detection of Fungicide Resistant Mildew_Episode 09

4/6/2017
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Dr. Timothy Miles discusses the prevalence of powdery mildew populations found to be resistant to FRAC group 11 fungicides. He then describes his work on finding the genes associated with resistance to FRAC group 11 fungicides and developing new molecular tools to identify fungicide resistant powdery mildew populations. References: Detection of Fungicide Resistant MildewInoculum Monitoring to Guide Mildew Management_Episode 5 Podcast Grower Thoughts on Fungicide Resistance_Episode 6...

Duration: 00:26:08


Conservation Assistance with NRCS_Episode 7

3/2/2017
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Margy Lindquist is District Conservationist with the USDA NRCS office in Templeton, California. She explains what the NRCS is and how they help landowners conserve the resources on their property through technical and financial assistance. References: Natural Resources Conservation ServiceWeb Soil Survey (WWS) Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your resource for workshops and field demonstrations,...

Duration: 00:16:42


Grower Thoughts on Fungicide Resistance_Eposide 6

2/16/2017
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Three growers share their practices and experiences battling Powdery Mildew in their vineyards on the Central Coast. Sustainable practices including resistance management and customizing spray programs are discussed. References: Inoculum Monitoring to Guide Mildew Management PodcastInoculum Monitoring for Mildew ManagementGubler/Thomas Model Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your resource for...

Duration: 00:08:51


Inoculum Monitoring to Guide Mildew Management _Episode 5

1/19/2017
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Dr. Walt Mahaffee describes the latest advances for reducing fungicide applications while also increasing efficacy by monitoring when grape powdery mildew spores are actually in the environment. References: Inoculum Monitoring for Mildew MgmtGubler/Thomas Model Listen to the latest science and research with the Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast. Since 1994, Vineyard Team has been your resource for workshops and field demonstrations, research, and events dedicated to the stewardship of our...

Duration: 00:21:45


Grapevine Trunk Diseases and Red Blotch Virus Management_Episode 4

1/19/2017
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Three winegrape growers, Lucas Pope of Halter Ranch, Ryan Scott of Monterey Pacific, and John Pierini of J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines, share their specific, tried-and-true practices for preventing and managing Grapevine Trunk Diseases and the Red Blotch Virus. Topics include the logistics of pruning and dormant fungicide applications, trunk renewal, the economics of diseased vineyards, replanting, and the importance of virus-free plant material. References: Economic Hurdles to Early...

Duration: 00:18:08

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