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UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Seminar - Water measurement and management


The online registration for the Nov. 8 seminar is now closed.

If you have not registered yet and would like to attend the seminar, please contact Mark Battany (, 805-781-5948). Due to room capacity limitations we request that you not arrive at the meeting without having pre-registered first.


Event details:

Date: Nov. 8, 2013

Time: 8:30-1:00

Location: Templeton Community Center, 601 S. Main St., Templeton (map)


Meeting agenda:

8:30 - 9:00 Light breakfast and coffee

9:00 - 9:40 Data-driven irrigation management

Mark Battany, Viticulture Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties

9:40 - 10:20 Past and future ET and Kc development - Where do we go from here?

Richard Snyder, Biometeorology Specialist, UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources

10:20 - 10:35 Break

10:35 - 11:15 Optimizing vineyard water use through technology: perspectives from vine to vineyard

Andrew McElrone, Research Scientist, USDA-ARS and Assistant Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology

11:15 - 11:55 Can we breed better drought and salt resistance into grape rootstocks?

Andrew Walker, Professor, UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology

11:55 - 12:15 Question and answer session with all speakers

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch and further discussion