Independent Grape Growers - Paso Robles Area
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November Seminar - From Soil Development to Highway 101

November 15, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This month, our seminar will be IN-PERSON at Castoro Cellars!  The topics this month are about advancements in the industry and planning ahead, from soil development to the Highway 101 corridor upgrades.  Join us!  


As always, IGGPRA Members may attend for free, simply RSVP below.  Guests interested in listening to our seminars are always welcome.  Tickets are $30 per person for guests.  You'll have the option to purchse tickets when you register below.  

Date: Wednesday, November 15th

Venue: Castoro Cellars

(1315 N. Bethel Rd., Templeton, CA 93465 - please park in the event parking lot)

Time: 1:00-3:00pm


*One hour of CE Units will be available in the "Other" category for this seminar.


Dr EskalenDr. Akif Eskalen, Professor UC Davis Cooperative Extension Plant Pathology

Subject: Recent Advances in the Management of Grapevine Trunk Disease

Grapevine trunk disease is the primary cause of grapevine decline in the Paso Robles area. Hear the most up to date information on how to identify and manage this issue.

  • CE Units: 1 hour in the "Other" category


ericEric Browning, PCA/CCA, Buttonwillow Warehouse Company

Subject: Wine Grape Post-Harvest: Compost, Cover Crops, Fertilizer, and Herbicide Options

Every large vineyard applies compost post harvest to rebuild soil nutrients lost to the grape crop, but small growers rarely do this important task. Learn the best and most efficient way to apply compost and integrate it with all the other critical post-harvest chores and make it part of your regular pre-winter program.  No CE Units.


flintKendall Flint, Regional Director of Communications and Strategic Planning, DKS Associates

Subject: Hwy 101 North Multimodal Corridor Study

Big plans are underway to improve efficient transportation along the Hwy 101 corridor. Hear what those plans are and how they may affect your operation. The study area includes US 101 from Cuesta Grade to the San Luis Obispo/Monterey County Line and SR 46 from the US 101 east to Jardine Road in Paso Robles. This includes frontage roads, local parallel roadways, interchanges and ramp intersections.  No CE Units.

As always, our seminars are FREE for Members and just $30 per person for Guests.  Feel free to invite other vineyard owners and managers that you think might be interested in the topics this month.


Members - be sure to sign in before you RSVP to get your free tickets.



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