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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.


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