Top Ten Podcasts

The Goldilocks Principle & Powdery Mildew Management Episode 2
Dec 1, 2016
Like Goldilocks, powdery mildew likes the weather conditions to be just right. Dr. Moyer explains these ideal conditions and two key ways to avoid disease.

Grape Powdery Mildew Management and Inoculum Monitoring Episode 5
Feb 2, 2017
Dr. Walt Mahaffee describes the latest advances in grape powdery mildew management and reducing fungicide applications through inoculum monitoring.

Managing Pierce’s Disease in Temecula Valley Vineyards Episode 16
Jul 20, 2017
After an epidemic of Pierce’s Diseases devastated the Temecula Valley wine industry in the 1990s, grape growers and scientist are working together to prevent that from happening again.

New Discoveries about Sour Rot Episode 17
Aug 3, 2017
The research of Megan Hall and others has advanced our knowledge of the etiology, epidemiology, and management of sour rot from what we knew four years ago. Her research sheds light on the role of fruit flies in this disease complex.

20: Dr. Mark Fuchs | Red Blotch Virus in Grapevines
Sep 21, 2017
Dr. Marc Fuchs researches the biology and ecology of the Grapevine Red Blotch associated Virus.

24: Measuring Water and Nitrogen Use
Nov 16, 2017
Paul Crout, Vineyard Manager and Viticulturist at Vineyard Professional Services explains why keeping records of water and Nitrogen use in the vineyard is important and how to use that information to best manage your crop.

26: Controlling Mealybug Vectors of Grapevine Viruses
Dec 21, 2017
This podcast is an excerpt of the talk Dr. Kent Daane delivered at the 2017 Sustainable Ag Expo on which insecticides are best for controlling mealybug.

32: Conserving Irrigation Water
Mar 15, 2018
Irrigation is just one of many things on a grower’s mind on any given day. To help growers conserve irrigation water in vineyards, Vineyard Team has launched a project to investigate how growers make decisions to adopt agricultural water BMPs.

34: How to Maintain Good Neighbor Relationships
Apr 19, 2018
Marc Lea, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner of County of San Luis Obispo and George Donati, General Manager, Pacific Vineyard Company, talk about the dynamics of ag-urban conflicts and how to maintain good relationships.