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2023 North Coast Virtual IPM Seminar


The 26th Annual UCCE North Coast IPM Seminar will be held virtually. Join us on November 29th and 30th, 2022, from 8:00am-12:15pm both days! 2 hours of Laws and Regs and 6 hours Other DPR CE Hours Pending Approval. 8 hours Approved CCA units. Please find the agenda below:

2023 UCCE North Coast Virtual IPM Seminar


Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

07:45 am    Log-on begins

08:00 am    Welcome and Introduction

                     Cindy Kron, PhD, North Coast IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

08:05 am    Pest control records and upcoming changes (L&R)

                     Alex Nguyen, Senior Agricultural Inspector, Sonoma County Department of

                     Agriculture/Weights & Measures

09:00 am    Sustainable Weed management for vineyards and vineyard ponds (O)

                     John Roncoroni, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Emeritus,

                     Vineyard Weed Science

10:00 am    BREAK

10:15 am    An update on the spread of Grapevine Red Blotch Virus (O)

                     Mysore Sudarshana, Research Biologist, USDA-ARS

10:45 am    Hyperspectral-assisted scouting of virus-infected vines (O)

                     Luca Brillante, Bronco Wine Co. Chair in the Department of Viticulture & Enology, California State University Fresno

11:15 am    UC IPM online tools and resources for Integrated Pest Management in perennial crops (O)

                     Tunyalee Martin, Associate Director for Communication, UC IPM

                     Petr Kosina, Content Development Supervisor, UC IPM

                     Christopher McKerracher, Pest Management Guidelines Coordinator, UC IPM

11:45 am    County-wide Blue-green sharpshooter trapping in Sonoma and Napa (O)

                     Cindy Kron, PhD, North Coast IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

12:15 pm   Adjourn


Thursday, November 30th, 2023                                                                             

07:45 am    Log-on begins

08:00 am    Welcome and Introduction

                     Cindy Kron, PhD, North Coast IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

08:05 am    A deep dive into PPE (L&R)

                     Matt Daugherty, Agricultural/Measurements Standards Specialist III, Mendocino County Department of

                     Agriculture/Weights & Measures

09:00 am    Solano County Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter control program 2021-2023 (O)

                     Rebecca Luedke, Ag Biologist/Weights & Measure Inspector, Solano County Department of Agriculture

                     Kham Kingdavong, Ag Biologist/Weights & Measure Inspector, Solano County Department of Agriculture

09:30 am    Mealybug pests in California vineyards and orchards (O)

                     Kent Daane, Professor of Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley

10:00 am    BREAK

10:15 am    How to manage Powdery Mildew and Botrytis bunch rot of grapevine using synthetic,

                    biological, and organic fungicides (O)

                     Akif Eskalen, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Plant Pathologist 

11:15 am    Ecology and management of North Coast vineyard Leafhoppers (O)

                     Houston Wilson, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside

12:15 pm    Adjourn

$30.00 required charge

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Sponsored by UCIPM, UCANR, and the Mendocino County Department of Agriculture