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The Viticulture Farm Advisor works with commercial growers, viticulturists, and pest control advisors to optimize winegrape production in Napa County.

Hobby vineyardists: refer to Growing Grapes (table, wine, raisins) in your backyard for information on planting, training, pruning and caring for grapes in the home garden.

Contact the UC Integrated Grape Team of Napa County for additional information.

You can also subscribe to the newletter, The Hobby Vineyardist to keep informed of upcoming educational events.

Use the menu at left to access information on specific projects or programs.

Project Areas

The Viticulture Farm Advisor is collaborating with Napa County growers, UC and USDA scientists on applied research projects in the following areas:

Pest Management 
     European Grapevine Moth 
     Argentine ant
     Vine mealybug

Disease Management
     Leafroll disease epidemiology

Viticulture practices
     Rootstock selection/evaluation
     Killing vine roots prior to re-development

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Dr Monica Cooper
Title: Farm Advisor-Viticulture
Specialty: Viticulture and Pest Management
UC Cooperative Extension
1710 Soscol Avenue
Suite 4
Napa, CA 94559-1315
Phone: (707) 253-4221
Email: mlycooper@ucanr.edu
Viticulture Calendar
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