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West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force 2024 Summit

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join the West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force for the 2024 Annual Smoke Summit, taking place on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 1:00 PM PT – 4:00 PM PT.

Register at:


  • Welcome/Overview of Task Force and Priorities-  Natalie Collins, President, California Association of Winegrape Growers
  • Introduction of ARS partners  Overview of National Smoke Research Program
    Tim Rinehart – USDA-ARS Crop Production and Protection National Program Leader for Specialty crops, Beltsville, MD
  • ARS Smoke Scientist Research Focus – Arran Rumbaugh – USDA-ARS Research Chemist for Crops Pathology and Genetics Research, UC Davis
  • ARS Questions and Introduction of Researchers –  Alisa Jacobson – Turning Tide Wines
  • Research Progress in 2023 – 2024
    • Cole Cerrato, Oregon State University
    • Tom Collins, Washington State University
    • Anita Oberholster, UC Davis
  • Research Progress Q&A – Melissa Hansen – Research Program Director, Washington State Wine Commission
  • Crop Insurance Updates
  • WCSETF Progress – Website – Colleen Frei, Washington Winegrowers Association
  • Final Q&A, Summit Wrap-up


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