Tailgate | Fungicide Spraying: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint & Financial Burden

04/12/2024 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM PT


  • Free  -  Member
  • $30.00  -  Non-Member


CalPoly, SLO
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407


Learn how to optimize the use of biofungicides alone or integrated into a conventional fungicide program. Dr. Ding of Cal Poly shares results from a recent study on on the efficacy of different fungicide programs and their impact on grape yield and berry chemistry. Talk with farmers from three growing regions about their fungicide programs. Plus, learn about Cal Poly’s wine & vit programs during a tour of the new, state of the art winery and vineyard.

8:30 am - Winery Tour with Erica Nordby, CalPoly
9:00 - 11:00 am - Presentations & Panel Discussion


  • Shunping Ding, Cal Poly
  • Erica Nordby, Cal Poly
  • Erin Amaral, Pacific Coast Farming
  • Hilary Graves, Booker Wines
  • Ruben Solorzano, Coastal Vineyard Care Associates
  • Bob Thomas, Mesa Vineyard Management


DPR 1 - O; CCA 2 - IPM



- Take exit for California Blvd. - turn right onto California at the end of the off ramp. This will take you directly onto campus.

- Continue through the stop light at Foothill, and a couple of stop signs, until the road dead ends into Highland Drive (you will have to turn left of right). Turn left onto Highland Drive.

- Just after, go under the railroad tracks, turn right onto Mt. Bishop Road. Both of the buildings and the large parking lot will be ahead on your left.

*These directions work for traveling from north or south.

**Parking pass = $12/day