Effective Water Management: New Tools, Strategies, and Practices
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
For most vineyards, effective water management is the most crucial activity for producing quality winegrapes. This session will review the latest technology and research on irrigation strategies and practices to achieve desired canopy management goals, vine balance, and fruit quality. Numerous methods available to growers to measure vine water needs and track water use can produce an overwhelming amount of data. This session will feature leading experts and researchers who will provide insight on how to get the most out of these new technologies and practices to make the best decisions for your vineyard.
Mark Battany, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo County
Mark Greenspan, Advanced Viticulture, Inc., California
Robert Morris, TerrAvion, Inc., California
Thibaut Scholasch, Fruition Sciences, California
Tom Schapland, Tule Technologies, Inc., California