Vineyard Mechanization & Management Workshop

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
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When: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018

Where: Tassel Ridge Winery, 1681 220th Street, Leighton, Iowa 50143 Phone: 641-672-9463

Agenda:  1:30 p.m. Registration

                2:00 p.m.  Welcome – Bob Wersen, owner Tassel Ridge Winery

                2:15 p.m.  A year in the vineyard at Tassel Ridge - Adam Nunnikhoven, Vineyard Manager

                                 Mechanized equipment at Tassel Ridge - Adam Nunnikhoven

                2:45 p.m.  V-Mech system & vineyard mechanization trends in the Midwest, Wayne Peterson, Midwest Grower Supply – Stanberry, MO

                3:15 p.m.  Break, refreshments, view equipment and ask questions.

                4:00 p.m.  Tips, ideas, suggestions for improving yields and quality in Midwest Vineyards - Dr. Richard Smart of Smart Viticulture.

                5:00 p.m.  Open Panel with Bob, Adam, Wayne & Richard

                5:30 p.m.  Tassel Ridge Winery tours with Wine Social & Wood Oven Pizza

                7:00 p.m.   Done

Cost: $10 for Iowa Wine Growers Association members, $25 for non-members

            Pay at the door. Beverages & food included. This will be held Rain or Shine.

Register Online here: (limited to first 40 registrations)

Sponsored by: Tassel Ridge Winery, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach and the Iowa Wine Growers Association.