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Vineyard Red Blotch Workshop

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a half-day workshop on Grapevine Red Blotch Disease. This workshop will focus on the virus, how it impacts grapevines, and how it may be spreading in Oregon vineyards. Presenters will share the most recent information about the disease and its vectors from research projects in Oregon. Registration is required and space is limited.

*This course qualifies for 3 ODA pesticide recertification credits. 

   Commercial winegrape growers/winemakers

Location:    Marion County OSU Extension, Salem, OR

Time:         Nov. 21, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, lunch will be provided     


10:00 – 10:10    Introduction & Basics of Red Blotch Disease
                        Dr. Patty Skinkis, Viticulture Extension Specialist & Associate Professor, OSU  
10:10 – 11:00    Status of Red Blotch Virus in Oregon and Research Update
                        Dr. Bob Martin, research plant pathologist, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR  

11:00 – 11:50    Identifying Insect Vectors for Red Blotch Disease in Oregon
                      Dr. Vaughn Walton, entomology professor, OSU

11:50 – 12:10    Break and lunch  

12:10 – 12:30    Impacts of Red Blotch Disease in the Willamette Valley
                        Justin Litwin, student research assistant, OSU

12:30 – 1:00     Virus Prevention and Management
                     Dr. Patty Skinkis, Viticulture Extension Specialist & Associate Professor, OSU
Registration: FREE. Space is limited to the first 30 people, so register online here by 5:00 pm on November 13, 2017. Registration will close once filled.  

This event is sponsored by OSU Marion County Extension Service and the Oregon Wine Research Institute (OWRI) at Oregon State University.

Off Campus
OSU Marion County Extension Office
1320 Capitol St NE
Denise L. Dewey
denise.dewey at oregonstate.edu
Oregon Wine Research Institute
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