Sustainable Ag Expo Announces Speaker Lineup
Sustainable Ag Expo Announces Speaker Lineup

Sustainable Ag Expo Announces Speaker Lineup

Precision agriculture, rootstock research, weed management, and climate-smart practice

Atascadero, CA: Today Vineyard Team announced the initial lineup of speakers presenting at the 2023 Sustainable Ag Expo. The program features viticulture experts from preeminent universities including Cornell University, California Polytechnic State University, and University of California at Davis.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Kendra Baumgartner, UC Davis
  • Donnell Brown, National Grape Research Alliance
  • Dr. Akif Eskalen, UCCE
  • Dr. Matthew Fidelibus, UC Davis
  • Dr. Marc Fuchs, Cornell University
  • Dr. Cristina Lazcano, UC Davis
  • Noelymar Gonzales Maldonado, UC Davis
  • Dr. David Morgan, CDFA
  • Dr. Andrew McElrone, USDA ARS and UC Davis
  • John Roncoroni, UCCE Emeritus
  • Dr. Annemiek Schilder, UCCE Ventura
  • Dr. Zi Hao Wang, University of Sydney Australia


For 18 years, the Sustainable Ag Expo has brought together farmers, ag professionals, and pest control advisors to learn about the latest in farming research, resource issues, and business trends related to sustainable agriculture.

The program is tailored specifically to meet the needs of growers, providing access to the latest research and field-tested practices in areas such as precise agriculture, rootstock research, weed management, and climate-smart practices.

Attendee Bart Haycraft says, "It’s a forum for sharing knowledge and experiences with each other.”

This year attendees will have the opportunity to speak directly with industry experts during two days of seminars and tradeshow. By popular request, the event is expanding its online course offering to include 10 hours of content available from October 16 through November 30, 2023.   

Tickets are on sale now at

The Sustainable Ag Expo is sponsored by Vineyard Industry Products along with Advancing Eco Agriculture, Apollo Ag Technologies, BioWorks, CalWest Rain Inc, Corteva Agriscience, FBSciences, Inc., Gearmore, Inc., Helena Agri-Enterprises, Jim's Supply Co., Inc. (JSC), Martinez Orchards Inc, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Phytech, SAN Agrow, Sunridge Nurseries, and Vineyard Professional Services.


About Vineyard Team:

Vineyard Team is a 501(c)3 non-profit grower group dedicated to sustainable winegrowing since 1994. For nearly 30 years, Vineyard Team has built a network of over 300 local farmers, educating and guiding them toward sustainable vineyard practices.

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