This workshop will deliver information regarding current research into
vineyard cover crops
Vineyard Cover Crops
This workshop will deliver information regarding current research into vineyard cover crops, their advantages and disadvantages, species selection and sowing techniques. The workshop will also cover information
relating to cover crops trial site establishment and management. This session will be delivered by Chris Penfold, Senior Research Officer, CRCV,
Roseworthy Campus, The University of Adelaide, SA. A visit to a current trial site will be conducted during this session.
• Advantages and Disadvantages of cover crops
• Species selection
• Sowing techniques
• Trial site management
• On farm visit to current trail site
A wine tasting focusing on vineyards that have implemented cover crop management techniques will be conducted from 6.00pm.
Beechworth Rd, Everton Upper
Chris Penfold Senior Research Officer CRCV, University of Adelaide.
Cost: $20.00 (inc. wine tasting)
Date: June 8, 2006
Time & Day: 3.00pm - 6.00pm, 1 Thursday
RSVP: Contact Brendan White on 1300 468233 by June 5, 2006
This workshop is brought to you by Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE, the
Beechworth Vignerons Association and is sponsored by Landcare.