March 11 — Virtual Vineyards Manager Workshop (Vinifera grapes)  NC State Specialists, Drs. Mark Hoffman, Hannah Burrack, Sara Villani and Wayne Mitchem will present viticulture production information that includes weed management, insect identification and management, disease management and fungicide spray schedule and research and industry updates.  North Carolina pesticide credits have been applied for in N, O, D, and X categories. This training will take place via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. You will receive a unique link to the meeting after registration is complete. If you are unable to make the meeting time, and registered for the class, a link to the recorded workshop will be sent to you to watch at a later date. Be sure to check your SPAM folder for the link as sometimes emails may get filtered out. More information and registration

March 12 — In-person Pruning Workshop for Commercial Vineyards

Two-hour, hands-on workshop covering dormant spur and cane pruning techniques. This class is perfect for vineyard managers looking to brush up on proper pruning techniques and methods. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this workshop is limited to 20 participants and masks are REQUIRED to attend. Please bring your own pruning tools and gloves. Dress appropriately for outdoor weather and bring your own masks. .Workshop Location: Burntshirt Vineyard, 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Send questions regarding this workshop to Karen Blaedow, karen_blaedow@ncsu.edu or 828-222-3695. Register here.