Workshop: Estimating crop yield
26 July @ 09:30 - 16:00 BST£165.00
Accurate yield forecasting helps harvest planning and winery logistics and well as benefitting the business and the sales team.
This workshop will include:
- Understanding the components of yield
- How and when to collect data
- Using the data to inform crop regulation decisions
- Interpreting the data to estimate yield
- Yield optimisation
- Equipment and technology needed
- The importance of accurate yield estimation
To be announced
Joel Jorgensen, Vinescapes Director and Viticulturist
Joel grew up in the Cape Winelands of South Africa and viticulture has been a life-long passion of Joel’s. He gained a BSc in Viticulture and Pomology from Stellenbosch University before being drawn to the UK’s flourishing and rapidly expanding wine industry. After managing a large organic and biodynamic vineyard in Hampshire, Joel spent several years as Operations Manager of a very successful vineyard contracting business. Joel is a self-proclaimed ‘vine nerd with muddy hands’ with a passion for sustainability in all senses of the word; from improving soil health, creating biodiversity, increasing vineyard longevity, improving efficiencies and creating the perfect ecosystem within the vineyard. Joel strives to create the perfectly balanced vineyard and a healthy natural system that will deliver a quality crop every year and provide a sustainable return on investment.