News - VEN
A $3 Million Grant was awarded to a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the UC system (Berkeley, Davis, Riverside), ANR, USDA -ARS, as well as Oregon State University and the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center. Research will focus on the ecobiology, impact, and management of Grapevine red blotch virus (GRBV) and its vector(s) in California and Oregon vineyards.
On November 18, 2019, UC Davis V and E Extension traveled to Temecula, CA, to meet with growers and vintners in Riverside County. To determine the most relevant topics to present, we worked closely with Carmen Gispert, the Viticulture Farm Advisor for Riverside, San Diego and San Bernardino counties.
The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2020. To celebrate this milestone, we are planning an all-class alumni get-together on April 24, 2020.
Be sure to save the date! You won't want to miss this fun, informative program, the chance to see old friends, and an opportunity to expand your network. We are planning a fun yet information-packed day.
Program highlights include:
On December 3, 2019, UC Davis V&E Extension hosted a viticulture seminar titled "Honoring the retirement of David Smart: From root biology to carbon sequestration.”