Vineyard Development

  • Ecological Considerations of Vineyard Development
    Apr 9, 2018 | Dan Rodrigues | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dan Rodrigues, Owner/Viticulturist of Vina Quest LLC talks about ways to reduce the environmental impacts of developing a vineyard and preventing future pest problems through careful planning and paying attention to the unique topography and ecosystems of individual parcels of land.
  • Q&A-Ecological Considerations of Vineyard Development
    Apr 9, 2018 | Dan Rodrigues | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dan Rodrigues, Owner/Viticulturist of Vina Quest LLC, takes questions about ways to reduce the environmental impacts of developing a vineyard and preventing future pest problems through careful planning and paying attention to the unique topography and ecosystems of individual parcels of land.
  • Slides for Ecological Considerations of Vineyard Development
    Apr 9, 2018 | Dan Rodrigues | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dan Rodrigues, Owner/Viticulturist of Vina Quest LLC talks about ways to reduce the environmental impacts of developing a vineyard and preventing future pest problems through careful planning and paying attention to the unique topography and ecosystems of individual parcels of land.
  • Regulatory Agency Permitting and Ecological Considerations for Vineyard Operations
    Mar 27, 2018 | Brian Dugas | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Principal Biologist, Terra Verde Environmental Consulting talks about regulatory agency reviews, permit requirements, road/culvert designs, permitting strategies, and ecological considerations for vineyard development and management at the 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo.
  • Vineyard Yield Estimation Based on the Analysis of High Resolution Images Obtained with Artificial Illumination at Night
    Mar 20, 2018 | Davinia Font et al. | Sensors
    Capturing images of grapes under bright light at night is used to estimate final vineyard yield.
  • Automated Visual Yield Estimation in Vineyards
    Mar 20, 2018 | Stephen Nuske et al. | Journal of Field Robotics
    A vision system mounted on a vehicle automatically and accurately estimates final vineyard yield.
  • Cordon Wire Tension for Predicting Grape Yield
    Mar 20, 2018 | Julie M. Tarara et al. | ASEV Journal
    An automated system was used during three growing seasons to monitor the change in tension in the load-bearing wire of a trellis to estimate yield in vineyards.
  • Towards Automated Yield Estimation in Viticulture
    Mar 20, 2018 | Scarlett Liu et al. | Proceedings of Austrlasian Conference on Robotics and Automation
    A survey of automated image processing methods for estimating final vineyard yield from images.
  • Theory and Assumptions Behind Sampling
    Mar 16, 2018 | Craig Macmilan | Crop Estimation Tailgate-3/15/18
    Improving Yield Estimates: You can improve the accuracy of your estimates when you think about the assumptions behind how and how much to sample. Slides from Dr. Craig Macmillan's talk at the Crop Estimation Tailgate-3/15/18
  • 31: Triple Certification at Ampelos Cellars
    Mar 1, 2018
    Peter Work - Owner, Winemaker, and Vineyard Manager of Ampelos Cellars - recounts how becoming a certified organic vineyard led to becoming Demeter® biodynamic certified and eventually Sip Certified®.
  • Introduction to Conservation Planning
    Feb 26, 2018 | Margy Lindquist | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Slides from Margy Lindquist's talk about the importance of conservation planning as part of vineyard development at the 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo.
  • Upper Salinas Las Tablas Resource Conservation District
    Feb 26, 2018 | Andrew Johnson | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Slides from Project Manager Andrew Johnson's talk about how the Upper Salinas-Las Tablas RCD and Resource Conservation Districts can help growers protect and improve their land during vineyard development.
  • Managing Trunk Diseases During Vineyard Establishment with Dr. Kendra Baumgartner
    Jan 9, 2018 | Dr. Kendra Baumgartner | 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dr. Kendra Baumgartner, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Crops Pathology and Genetics Research Unit- UC Davis, provides an update on the state of our knowledge about trunk pathogens in young vines both in the nursery and the field. She also discusses management techniques to prevent infections and manage vines if they are infected.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Farm Service Agency Tree Assistance Program (TAP)
    May 11, 2017
    If you plan to replant vines due to the Red Blotch virus or Pierce's Disease, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Farm Service Agency Tree Assistance Program.
  • Vineyard Weed Management Episode 10
    Apr 20, 2017
    Grant Cremers describes his vineyard management strategy through a combination of under-vine cultivation and herbicides at San Bernabe Vineyards.
  • Conservation Plan Template
    Mar 28, 2017
    A template for creating your own plan to better manage the natural resources in and around your vineyard.
  • Mechanization & Balanced Cropping
    Nov 14, 2016 | Chris Peterson
    Overview of Mechanization and balanced cropping
  • Mechanization at French Camp
    Nov 14, 2016 | Greg O'Quest
    Mechanization allows certain cultural practices to be performed in a larger window than conventional farming.
  • Remote Sensing Applications for Ag
    Nov 14, 2016 | Marc Horney
    Remote sensing applications for agriculture - the anticipated promise and the present reality
  • Smart Farm
    Nov 14, 2016 | Bo Liu
    Hybrid Cloud IoT System for Simplifying and Automating Agriculture Analytics
  • TerrAvion
    Nov 14, 2016 | Bob Westbrook
    Using imagery from fixed wing flyover to improve farm management.
  • Winter Practices Tailgate Synopsis
    Jan 12, 2016 | Craig Macmillan
  • Sprayer Calibration
    Jun 1, 2010 | Landers, Andrew | Wines and Vines
  • The Benefits of Cover Cropping
    Jul 1, 2006 | Malone, Julian | Wine Business Monthly
  • Cover Cropping Systems for Organically Farmed Vineyards
    Oct 1, 2004 | McGourty, Glenn | Practical Winery and Vineyard