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2013 Washington State Viticulture Field Day

August 16, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Washington Viticulture Field Day
Sponsored by:
Washington State Grape Society and WSU Viticulture & Enology Program
$10 at the door; covers Lunch! No RSVP Required
August 16, 2013Itinerary

**Click here for Downloadable Itinerary with Driving Directions/Maps**

8:00 a        Registration – WSU-IAREC Roza Farm

Location:  N. Crosby Road, Prosser, WA (Between W. Evans Rd and W. Kuhlman Rd)

8:30 a        Stop 1 – Grapevine Nutrition             

Location: Roza Farm; Concord Research Vineyard
How to take soil samples; understanding the differences between whole leaf and petiole tissue testing; causes and effects of Concord blackleaf – Dr. Joan Davenport, WSU-IAREC

9:45 a        Stop 2 – Irrigation Treatments in Concord Production; Nutrient Distribution in the Soil

Location:  Roza Farm; Concord Research Vineyard
Irrigation Trials in Concord – Dr. Markus Keller, WSU-IAREC
Nutrient Distribution in Irrigated Vineyards – Dr. Joan Davenport, WSU-IAREC

10:45 a      BREAK

11:00 a      Stop 3 – Pesticide Spray Trials

Location: Roza Farm; Fungicide Trial Research Vineyard
Learn about how to design a spray program, and review the efficacy of different fungicides tested at WSU.Dr. Gary Grove, WSU-IAREC

11:45 p      Luncheon at WSU-IAREC Picnic Area

Catering by Garcias Tex-Mex, Prosser, WA
Lunch – $10 per person
Brief discussion on the new Field Guide for IPM in PNW Vineyards; copies will be available.

1:10 p        Drive to Zirkle Wine Company

Location:  Benitz Road Way, Prosser, WA.

1:30 p        Stop 4 – Zirkle Wine Company

Enjoy a tour where you will learn about grape processing and some of the exciting things being done at Zirkle Wine Company. Tour hosted by Dave Copeland.

2:30 p        End of Field Day

For more information, contact:
Michelle Moyer:
Deb Heintz:


August 16, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Michelle Moyer
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Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center
24106 North Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350-8694 United States
(509) 786-2226