Happy New Year!
UCCE Sonoma County
Save the Dates
Jan 12
Hopland Hikes: Meet the Lambs - Hopland REC
Feb 7
Feb 9
Hopland Hikes: Meet the Lambs - Hopland REC
Feb 12-15 Grapevine Production Short Course
Master Gardener Workshops

Plus Partner Events - see below
Sonoma County Grape Day
Thursday, Feb 7, 7am - Noon
Santa Rosa Veteran Memorial Building
1351 Maple Ave | Santa Rosa

Sonoma County Grape Day is an annual program presented by University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) that provides research-based information on issues important to the production of coastal winegrapes. 

Topics include vine performance in nematode infested site, the effects of smoke taint on fruit and wine composition, preemergence herbicide programs, Pierce's disease epidemiology , and impacts of leaf removal and fruit dropping on ripening and vine physiology.

Breakfast and check-in starting at 7am. Pre-register for $42 if paid online with credit card or by check by February 6. Registration at the door is $47 (cash or check only) .

Grapevine Production Short Course
Feb 12-15, Napa
Springhill Suites & 
Oakville Experimental Vineyard

Plan to join us for this integrated vineyard management short course featuring UC faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists and Farm Advisors, and USDA researchers who will provide an in-depth, comprehensive study of all phases of grapevine culture and production.

The program is based on the latest information and research and will cover the fundamental principles that form the basis for practical decisions and include Q&A for each session, quality time with instructors and networking opportunities.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: New and experienced growers as well as other industry members interested in commercial grape production.

REGISTRATION for California residents begins December 3, 2018. Open registration will begin December 18, 2018.

Presented by the UC Davis and the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources 
Events & Workshops by our Partners:
SRJC Spring 2019 Sustainable Ag Course Offerings

Sustainable Ag classes are held at Shone Farm. Spring semester starts on Jan 12, offerings include:
  • Introduction to Sustainable Ag
  • Agricultural Composting
  • Organic Crop Planning
  • Organic Apple Production
  • Integrated Pest Management
31st Small Farm Conference  by CAFF and Farmers Guild

Where farmers, ranchers and local food advocates gather each year to explore hot topics in sustainable agriculture, work to bridge field and fork, sharpen their skills, network and give voice to those growing a more resilient food system from the soil up.

Programs catered for new farmers, seasoned growers, farmers market managers and anyone supporting small farms, whether from within kitchens, the halls of Sacramento, school cafeterias or out in your own neighborhood.
Feb 22 & 23, 2019

Registration Open
UC Davis Student Farm & Bowley Center
1050 Ext Center Drive | Davis