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Viticulture Workshop at Surry Community College, April 17th

Pesticide Credits Available

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


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

Pre-Registration Required- Follow the Link Below

Registration Fee (includes lunch): $25/person


10:00 AM – Introduction – NCWA Board Past President Mark Friszolowski

10:05-11:00 AM – 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.

11:00-12:00 PM – Dr. Mark Hoffman & Dr. Sara Villani/NCSU- Important Foliar and Trunk Diseases; Identification and Management

12:00-1:00 PM – Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 PM – Dr. Hannah Burrack/NCSU- Risk factors for Pierce’s Disease in NC grapes, vector biology and identification, and management strategies.

2:00-3:00 PM – Dr. Sara Villani/ NCSU- Sprayer Calibration- Proper sprayer calibration techniques for air blast and herbicide spraying equipment.

3:00 PM – Questions