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Washington State Viticulture Field Day 2017

August 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:45 pm


Join us for the 2017 WA State Viticulture Field Day, co-hosted by WSU Viticulture Extension and the Washington State Grape Society.



Pre-registration is required, and closes on August 4th. Space is limited, so sign up early!

Registration at:

2 WSDA Pesticide Recertification Credits will be offered.

8:30   Check-in @ Columbia Crest North Shop Entrance
On HWY 221, north of Columbia Crest Winery.  Carpooling is encouraged.

9:00  Introduction & Field Demonstrations  

This field day will be a series of rotations. You will be assigned a group at check-in, and that group will determine your station rotation. Station descriptions are below; there will be 30 minutes per station

  • Station 1: New Mites in Washington; Native Plants and Pest Management
    David James, WSU-Prosser
  • Station 2: Scouting Techniques for Vineyard Pest and Disease Management (with Activity)  Michelle Moyer, WSU-Prosser
  • Station 3: Sprayer Calibration and Nozzle Demo
    Gwen Hoheisel, WSU-Extension
  • Station 4: Sprayer Trial and Discussion of How Sprayers Work
    Margaret McCoy, WSU-Prosser

12:00       Drive to Columbia Crest Winery (<0.5 miles)

12:15 Catered Lunch (Castle Catering) @ Columbia Crest Winery

1:00 Tour Columbia Crest Winery  with Tastings! (Must be 21 or older)
Rotations  20 minutes each

  • Station 1: Sparkling Production with Paula Eakin\
  • Station 2: Chardonnay Production
  • Station 3: Red Fermentation
  • Station 4: Reserve Barrel Room

2:45 Complete surveys; sign in for pesticide credits.




August 10, 2017
8:30 am - 2:45 pm
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Michelle Moyer
Washington State Grape Society


Columbia Crest Winery
178810 WA-221
Paterson, WA 99345 United States
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