About the Sustainable Ag Expo

Looking for the latest viticulture research and technology from the world's top experts? The Sustainable Ag Expo features 6 weeks of virtual learning PLUS exclusive in-person gatherings throughout California's Central Coast so you can earn continuing education hours and improve your business.

This year’s Sustainable Ag Expo blends the convenience of online learning with in-person meet-ups to connect with peers and agricultural companies.

The Best Speakers all in One Place

Gain actionable tips from more than 40 of the world’s top experts and experienced growers who specialize in vineyard IPM, the Efficient Vineyard Project, regenerative agriculture, robotics & automation, weed management, rodent control, grape trunk disease, and soil health & diversity. Here are just a few of this year's confirmed speakers:

Improved Learning & Convenience

If you like to keep up to date on the latest science and grower-tested practices, this event is for you.

We continue to add more speakers to the 2021 program. Please check back for updates.

2021 Sponsorships Available

2021 Sponsorships Available

April 16, 2021

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The Nobel Prize for Weed Science

The Nobel Prize for Weed Science

November 23, 2020

Nevertheless, for the first time, I signed up for the 2020 Sustainable Ag Expo which is normally held in San Luis Obispo but has gone virtual this year due to COVID. I settled into my office chair and chose as my first session Vineyard Weed Management presented by Dr. Anil Shrestha, the chairman of the Viticulture and Enology Department at Fresno State. I was stunned at how good Dr. Shrestha’s program was. If there was a Nobel Prize for Weed Science I would award it to Dr. Shrestha. Unlike almost every other weed management presentation that I have attended for the last 40+ years, he included data about yield and grape quality, not just how many weeds he could kill.

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