Independent Grape Growers - Paso Robles Area
Gold Members

Vineyard Weed Management Plus Vineyard Nutrition and Soil Health

June 19, 2024
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Got weeds (don’t we all)? Can’t use glyphosate? Farm labor too expensive to hand weed? Come learn about all the latest and best, and most economical solutions to manage vineyard weeds whether you farm conventionally, regeneratively, organically, or sustainably.

There are multiple ways to add nutrients to the vineyard: injectable nitrogen, foliars, compost. Join us to learn the what, when, and how of supplemental vine nutrients to get the best effect, and hear about the history of soil sampling in the Paso Robles area.



  • Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres
    • 2700 Buena Vista Dr, Paso Robles, CA 93446


  • June 19, 2024 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm


  • Vineyard Weed Management
  • Vineyard Nutrition & Soil Health



  • Eddy Kronfli, Vine Shepard Management (vineyard weed management)
    • Owner and Viticulturist Edward (Eddy) Kronfli completed his Masters Degree in Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis before setting out to work and study in vineyards across the world. Back home in California, he has worked in some of the finest vineyards in both Napa and Paso Robles where he collaborated with winemakers to develop and cultivate ultra-premium winegrapes sustainably and consistently. Detail oriented and data driven, Edward always emphasizes that he is a scientist first, farmer second and aims to take the guesswork out of viticulture. 
  • TJ Binsley and Richard Meed, Nutrien Ag Solutions (vineyard nutrition & soil health)
    • Taylor (TJ) Binsley is currently the Loveland Sales Manager for Loveland Products in the Coastal Area. Prior to this role, he spent 8 years as a Crop Consultant advising growers for Nutrien Ag Solutions in Oxnard. TJ holds a BS in Crop Science from California State University, Chico. TJ also holds certifications as a Pest Control Advisor and a Certified Crop Advisor. During his career at Nutrien, he worked with a wide array of crops from Watsonville to San Marcos.
    • Richard Mead is currently the West Regional Agronomy Manager for Nutrien Ag Solutions. He has worked in both production agriculture and federal research as a soil scientist. Richard holds a BS in Plant Science from California State University Fresno, and a MS in Agronomy from Oregon State University.

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.




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