Energy

  • 43: Regenerative Development
    Sep 6, 2018
    Josh Prigge, Founder and CEO of Sustridge, a sustainability consulting firm, talks about the ways he has helped his former employers and current clients improve the sustainability of their organizations to not only reduce their environmental impacts, but to work toward regenerative ways of doing business.
  • Drip Irrigation Systems: Common Problems and Fixes
    Aug 29, 2018 | Jacob Hernandez & Craig Macmillan, PhD
    In winegrowing regions with insufficient rainfall, the importance of a well-functioning irrigation system cannot be overstated. Here are some of the most common problems found with drip irrigation systems in vineyards and some practical solutions.
  • Tailgate: Irrigation Maintenance in English & Spanish
    Aug 23, 2018 | Jacob Hernandez and Ben Burgoa | Tailgate Meeting
    This meeting brought together experts, boots-in-the-field irrigators, and vineyard managers to share their knowledge and experience with drip irrigation system maintenance and repair.
  • Decoding Sustainability in the Winegrape Industry with Ashley Poupart
    Aug 21, 2018 | Ashley Poupart
    Ashley Poupart explores why sustain practices are important to the wine and winegrape industries followed by an overview and comparison of the major sustainability certifications available to vineyards.
  • Top Ten Podcasts
    Jul 20, 2018 | Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast
    Check out some favorite episodes Here are ten episodes of the Sustainable Winegrowing podcast you don’t want to miss.
  • Bonus Episode: PG&E Rebates and Incentives Programs
    Jul 12, 2018
    Tom Lorish, Senior Customer Relationship Manager, describes multiple Pacific Gas & Electric Company programs and rebates to put money into growers’ pockets.
  • 39: Saving Water, Saving Energy, Saving Money
    Jul 5, 2018
    Tom Lorish, Senior Customer Relationship Manager, describes some of the ways the Pacific Gas & Electric Company can help growers increase the efficiency of how they use electricity on their farms- especially when it comes to irrigation.
  • 23: The SmartFarm Project
    Nov 2, 2017
    Chandra Krintz, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science, University of California Santa Barbara explains how scientists and engineers are working on a computer system that will help farmers make better decisions using data analytics.
  • Irrigation Consumer Bill of Rights
    Sep 5, 2017 | ITRC | Publication
    A list of questions you should discuss with your irrigation dealer before purchasing an irrigation system. This will help you make better decisions about system design options. You will also understand the obligations of both yourself and the dealer when designing your irrigation system.
  • What is Sustainable Agriculture?
    Jul 10, 2017
    Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
  • Climate Smart Ag and Healthy Soils
    Nov 15, 2016 | Jenny Lester Moffitt
    Jenny Lester Moffitt, Deputy Secretary of the California Department of Food & Agriculture, describes the programs and climate smart practices agriculture can use to help the state reach it's goals for greenhouse gas reductions.
  • Resource Conservation District (RCD) Services
    Aug 23, 2016 | Vineyard Team
  • Climate Change and Agricultural Production in California
    Nov 12, 2012 | Louise Jackson | Sustainable Ag Expo 2012