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Grape & Farm Safety Days

Lodi Grape Day

Date: Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

Location: Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St. Lodi, CA

As a part of the Lodi community, your business is an important part of the Grape Growing region of Lodi. February 7th, 2023 will be the 71st year the Lodi Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee, along with the University Cooperative Extension, will host LODI GRAPE DAY. Our community comes together on Grape Day to bring education on improving yields, fighting pests and diseases, and wine grape market trends to hundreds of growers who attend LODI GRAPE DAY.


7:30am: Registration and DPR Credit Sign-In with coffee and donuts


8:00am: Welcome

Justin Tanner, PhD, UCCE Northern San Joaquin Viticulture Farm Advisor

8:05am: Establishing an Integrated Leafroll 3 Virus Management Program

Maria Zumkeller, MS, Technical Vineyard Manager, LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards

8:35am California’s Efforts to Halt the Spotted Lanternfly

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

9:05am: Mitigating Late Spring Frost Damage in Vineyards

Justin Tanner, PhD, UCCE Northern San Joaquin Viticulture Farm Advisor


9:45am: Open-Air Ag Burning Still Important for Winegrape Quality Today, Until We Find Something Better

Stephanie Bolton, PhD, Research & Education Director, Sustainable Winegrowing Director, Lodi Winegrape Commission

10:15am: Regulatory Obstacles for Use of Autonomous Equipment & Robotics

Michael Miiller, Director of Government Relations, California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG)

10:45am: Managing Raptors for Increased Pest Control on Farms

Breanna Martinico, MS, UCCE Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor, Napa County


12:00pm: LUNCH with Keynote Speaker, Kirst Hall (ticket required)

The Wine Market and Future Direction of the Industry

Caine Thompson, Managing Director at Robert Hall Winery and Sustainability Lead for O’Neill Vintners and Distillers

Meeting Credits: 2.5 hrs DPR CE – (OTHER) requested, including 0.5 hrs LAWS, sponsored by the Lodi Winegrape Commission

Luncheon Tickets:

$30 - by January 14th, 2022
$35 - after January 14th, 2022
$40 - at the door

Interested in Sponsorship opportunities? Click on the link below to download our form!

GrapeFarm Day Sponsorship Form

Email Marina Narvarte for more information or questions.

Farm Safety Day

Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

Location: Grape Festival Grounds

March 7th, 2023 marks the 30th year we will host LODI FARM SAFETY DAY at the Grape Festival Grounds. The Lodi Chamber Agribusiness Committee partners with AgSafe to provide this professional program that provides mandatory pesticide safety and heat and illness training for farm workers on whom we depend daily. Participants will gain valuable safety training which is recognized by the San Joaquin County Ag Commissioner's Office, and you as an employer, are assured your workers are receiving their required annual training. The full day of classes are available in both English and Spanish.


Spanish Session Topics: 8am -12:15pm (4 hours with a 15 min break)
7:00am - 8:00am: Sign-in
8:00am - 12:15pm: WPS Fieldworker Training & WPS Handler Topics
12:15pm - 1:00pm: Lunch (provided)
**Continuing education hours for DPR, 4 hours for Laws and Regulations pending upon approval.**

English Session Topics (8-2:00 PM) – (5 hours with a 15 min break and 45 min lunch)
7:00am - 8:00am: Sign-in
8:00am -12:15pm: WPS Fieldworker Training & WPS Handler Topics
12:15pm -1:00pm: Lunch (*Wine Sponsored by E2 Winery)
1:00pm - 2:00pm: How to Read a Label
**Continuing education hours for DPR, 5 hours for Laws and Regulations pending upon approval.**


$25 each: early bird by Feb. 15th, 2023
$30 each: after Feb. 15th, 2023
$35 at door: limited availability

Email Marina Narvarte for more information or questions.

THANK YOU to our Methuselah Sponsors!
THANK YOU to our Imperial Sponsors!
THANK YOU to our Jeroboam Sponsor!
THANK YOU to our Double Magnum Sponsors!
THANK YOU to our Magnum Sponsors!
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