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WAVEx Columbia Gorge
March 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm$25
The popular research seminar WAVEx (Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology) is coming to your AVA on March 6, 2019 at The Fort Readiness Center in The Dalles, Oregon from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The seminar will focus on research issues of particular interest to growers and wineries within the Columbia Gorge AVA.
The morning will focus on grower topics including dealing with crown gall, powdery mildew and phylloxera. Dr. Markus Keller of Washington State University will help growers understand the cold damage-crown gall relationship, Dr. Michelle Moyer of Washington State University, will share recent findings about crown gall and a national effort to help growers deal with grape powdery mildew fungicide resistance and Dr. Patty Skinkis of Oregon State University will discuss prevention and management of phylloxera.
In the afternoon, Dr. James Osborne of OSU will present a variety of topics pertinent to wineries, including a checklist for winery sanitation and the management of yeast and nutrient use for successful fermentations.
The WAVEx seminar at The Dalles Fort Readiness Center is sponsored by the Washington State Wine Commission, WSU, OSU, Oregon Wine Research Institute and the Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association. WAVEx, a condensed version of the signature WAVE seminar format, includes an extension component to help growers and wineries translate research outcomes and apply it in the vineyard or winery.
The $25 registration cost includes lunch. Pre-registration is encouraged.