Sheep & Grapes Workshop - April 2
Learn about the benefits of sheep grazing on soil health and vineyard floor management, and how sheep are managed around the grape production cycle.
Learn about sheep health, physiology, and management.
Learn how vineyard managers in Californias Wine Country have used sheep in their vineyards.
Learn how shepherds and ranchers provide grazing services to vineyards.
Learn about a new project that seeks to understand how sheep-vineyard systems may be utilized to increase soil health and soil organic carbon while providing multiple production benefits.
Amélie Gaudin, UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Agroecology
Dave Koball, Noble Vineyard Management, Director of Viticulture
Glenn McGourty, UC Cooperative Extension, County Director & Viticulture Advisor
Jim Lincoln, Beckstoffer Vineyards, Vineyard Manager
Kari Flores, Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Farming Operations Manager
Kelsey Brewer, UC Davis, Graduate Student
Mary Maher, Harlan Estate, Vineyard Manager
Miguel Garcia, Napa County RCD, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager
Robert and Jaime Irwin, Kaos Sheep Outfit, Owners
Stephanie Larson, UC Cooperative Extension, County Director & Livestock Range Management Advisor
Presented by: Napa County Resource Conservation District, University of California Cooperative Extension, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) + Farmers Guild, Fibershed
Napa Valley College-Student Activity Center (View)
2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy.
Napa, CA 94558