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Monthly Conference Call with Grape Growers on Mechanical Pruning Practices
March 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jon Held, second generation of the Held family that took over the 150 year-old Stone Hill Winery facility in Hermann, MO, will talk about the benefits and best practices of mechanical pruning in the vineyards. Jon graduated from Cal State Fresno with a degree in Enology, apprenticed in Switzerland and served as assistant winemaker at Andres Wines, Ltd. in Ontario, Canada before taking over as the president of his family’s winery, overseeing all aspects of production and operations. In 1994, Jon was recognized as the Winegrower of the Year at Wineries Unlimited. He currently serves on the Missouri Grape and Wine Advisory Board as well as on the Eastern Viticulture Consortium.
You can join this conference call each month by going to www.uberconference.com/cwidb in your web browser. Log in with your name then select whether to join the audio portion of the conference using VoIP on your computer (suggested only if you have a headset) or by calling 720.515.1880 on your phone.
You will also be able to join this call “in person” at either
- The CO Dept. of Agriculture, 305 Interlocken Pkwy, Broomfield 80021, or
- CSU’s Orchard Mesa Research Station, 3168 B 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503-9621
Call Doug Caskey’s cell phone, 720.304.3406, if you have any difficulty joining the call.