Spring 2020 Update: Agricultural Water BMP Adoption Project
Presents early findings from Vineyard Team Agricultural Water BMP Adoption Project from 2017 to Summer 2019. Describes most common DU problems observed in project vineyards.
Handy guide for pre, during and after season.
Mantenimiento del sistema de irrigacion. Previo, durante y despues de la estacion.
Literature Review 2018. Describes typical irrigation system components and layout, concepts of Irrigation Efficiency and Uniformity, DU Evaluation and Methodology, common irrigation system problems and solutions.
August 2019, Buellton, CA. Summarizes AWBA project findings for Santa Barbara County Growers. Describes common irrigation system problems and best practices.
October, 2019. Paso Robles, CA. Summarizes AWBA project findings for San Luis Obispo County Growers. Describes common irrigation system problems and best practices.
Jim Anshutz, Partner, AgH2O talks about irrigation system maintenance, technology, and efficiency.
Mark Greenspan, Ph.D., President and Viticulturist, Advanced Viticulture, Inc. shares his insights on irrigation scheduling, technology in the vineyard, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.