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Grower Seminar With Andy Walker June 12

  SUISUN VALLEY VINTNERS & GROWERS   ASSOCIATION 4160   Suisun Valley Road Suite   E   PMB 141 Suisun Valley, CA 94534 SVVGA   presents to our members at no charge: Grower   Seminar “WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED ABOUT ROOT STOCKS” DATE:   JUNE 12, 2012 TIME:   10:30 AM PLACE:   WOODEN VALLEY WINERY BOX   LUNCH SERVED AT 12 NOON. 1:00PM   PM DEPART PLEASE   ADVISE IF...

Grower and Winery Compliance EGVM

The first formal meeting on compliance agreements and quarantine concerning European Grapevine Moth was held today at Ledgwood Creek for winery. Grape and other host growers meet tomorrow at Solano County Agriculture Commissioner offices on Texas Street in Fairfield. The protocols for processing, shipping&hauling, green waste discard are laid out in detail. Grower, hauler and...

Sustainable Winegrower Seminar

Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Assn is hosting the first of several grower seminars this June 17th at Vintage Caffe with a presentation from the Wine Institute on the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance and it’s program on Sustainable Winegrowing self assessment and certification. This program is provided at no cost to Assn members. The California wine industry has...

Updates on Moth

It has been about one month since Solano grape growers meet with our Agricultural Commissioner to understand the presence and threat of the European Grapevine Moth. There has been a lot activity since that meeting. Additional finds in Mendocino, Fresno, Merced and Monterey Counties has clearly signaled the pest has found it’s way into a large area of Northern CA. Most of these...

Updates to EGVM status

It has been several weeks since the first notifcation of positive trapping of European Grapevine Moth in Suisun Valley. Since then there has been a lot of focus to understanding and dealing with the threat. The April 29 Solano Agricultural Commissioner meeting on this topic was highly attended by growers from impacted areas as well as other areas in Solano County. We learned State and...

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