4th Annual Southern Oregon Grape Symposium
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
SOREC Auditorium

0800-0830       Registration and welcome

0830-0930       Controlling ice nucleating bacteria as a frost control strategy
Glenn McGourty
                          Viticulture and Plant Science Advisor, UCCE - Mendocino and Lake Counties

0930-1030       Taking a closer look at leaf removal applications and impacts on fruit quality
Dr. Patty Skinkis
                          Viticulture Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, OSU 

1030-1130       SOUR shrivel - Grapes behaving badly
Dr. Bhaskar Bondada
                          Associate Professor of Viticulture, WSU Tri-Cities

1130-1230       Smoke gets in your wine! The latest on smoke taint
                          Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino
                         Assistant Professor of Enology, OSU 

1230-1400       Lunch and falconry demonstration
                          Kort Clayton
                          Integrated Avian Solutions

1400-1430       Protecting your vineyard’s cash flow
                          Dr. Kent Fleming
                          Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Economics, OSU

1430-1600       The future of wine grape production: labor, vineyard design, and mechanization

                          Dr. Alexander Levin
                          Assistant Professor of Viticulture, OSU-SOREC

                          Michael Moore, Proprietor, Quail Run Vineyards
                          Joey Meyers, Vineyard Manager, Vinetenders, LLC
                          Geoff Hall, Viticulturist, Argyle Winery

1600-1700       Red blotch experimental wine tasting
                          Dr. James Osborne
                          Enology Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, OSU