03 November, 2017
7:30 am

Napa County Farm Bureau Foundation Programs – CE Classes
Resources for Vineyard & Winery Employees

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NOTE: Click ‘select a date’ at the upper right of the registration website to get started.

Farm Bureau offers our condolences to those impacted by the Napa Fire Complex. As we recover from this tragedy we offer our network as a resource, and for those whose livelihood depends on farming and who are in need of CE credit please see the information below.

A series of four Friday courses from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm at the Napa Valley College (Building #1200, address of 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA 94558).

$75 per class for Farm Bureau members. $93.75 for non-members. Discounts of 20% for those registering for the full series.

The “Other” Pests, Nov. 3
(CE Credits Approved: 4 hrs other, 1 hr laws & regulations)
Rodent Pest Refresher, Dr. Roger Baldwin, UC Davis
Control Strategies for Feral Pigs, Ryan McLeary, USDA
Rattlesnake Abatement, Len Ramirez
Problems & Proper Use of Rodenticides, Stella McMillin, CA Fish & Wildlife
Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office – Laws & Regulations
Cannabis Crossroads, Nov. 10
(CE Credits Applied for: 2 hrs laws, 3 hrs other)
Cannabis IPM – Current Status & Needs, Dr. Houston Wilson, UC Riverside
Grape Grower Turned Cultivator, Lauren Eisold-Smith
Labeling & Product Challenges, Emily Smith, Marrone Bio
The Regulatory Perspective, Amber Morris, CalCannabis
Panel Discussion of County Ag Commissioners

Wisdom for the Winery, Nov. 17
(CE Credits Applied for: 4 hrs other, 1 hr laws & regulations)
Winemaking & the Vineyard Biome, Adrian Ferrero, BiomeMakers
Tools for Mitigating Smoke Taint, Eric Herve, ETS Laboratories
Natural Wastewater Disposal Systems, Peter Lescure, Lescure Engineering
Reusing Winery Waste/Composting Primer, Rick Williams, Harmony Farm Supply
Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office – Laws & Regulations

Offerings for the Off-Season, Dec. 1
(CE Credits Applied for: 4 hrs other, 1 hr laws & regulations)
Early-Season Mildew Controls, Dr. Doug Gubler
Ice-nucleating Bacteria in Vineyards, Glenn McGourty, UCCE Mendocino
Detailed Temp Data Helps Guide Effective Frost Protection Strategies, Mark Battany, UCCE San Luis Obispo
Practical Frost Control, Dr. Doug Gubler, Jeff Thorning, Pacific Distributing, Tim Goetz, Wyatt Irrigation
Napa Ag Commissioner’s Office – Laws & Regulations

Informational flyer available here.