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2011 Farmworker Education Workshop in Spanish

Submitted By: Lewis Perdue, February 14, 2011
February 24 – 25, 2011



12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.



Starmont



1451 Stanly Lane, Napa



Registration begins at 12:00pm with lunch and beverages







The NVG announces the 4th annual “Farmworker Education Workshop" in Spanish, where Napa Valley vineyard workers learn about pest & disease management, viticultural practices for challenging situations, basic math for vineyard workers, and much more! Due to the generous support of our Farmworker Education programs by attendees at the 2010 Harvest STOMP, NVG grower and vineyard manager members will be allowed 2 FREE sign-ups for their workers. Additional attendees are $40 per person (NVG members) and $80 per person (General Admission).







Vineyard Session







Pest & Disease Management



(Including sanitation practices)



Jose Chang, Napa County Ag Commissioner’s Office







Viticultural Practices for Challenging Situations



Panel Discussion



Rolando Sanchez, Walsh Vineyard Management



Enrique Herrero, Rubicon Estate







California Highway Patrol –



Tractor and Trailer Regulations



Officer Javier Rocha & Officer Ivan Jacome, California Highway Patrol







Fertilization and Nutrition for Winegrapes



Daniel Robledo, Crop Production Services







Classroom Session







How to be Successful in the Napa Winegrape Industry



Arnulfo Solorio, Silverado Farming Company



Juan Cardenas, Nord Vineyards







Farming in the New Economy



Hector Bedolla, Consultant







Basic Math for Vineyard Practices



Brad Sorenson, Far Niente







How to Work in a Team Environment



Jess Gomez, Jess Gomez & Associates







Workshop Schedule







Attendees will be divided into managers/supervisors and fieldworkers. Each group will alternate one day in the classroom and one day in the vineyard







Click here to register your crews today!







**All NVG Grower and Vineyard Manager Members



receive two free sign-ups**







NVG Members (for additional attendees): $40 for both days







General Admission: $80 for both days









www.napagrowers.org