2017 Convention - Business and Operations

Business and Operations for Vintners and Growers

Session Manager: Colin Morrell, General Manager, Lonesome Spring Vineyard, Prosser, WA

How Ignoring Basic Viticulture Tactics can Mess up a Grower's Bottom Line: Pests, Clean Plants, AgWeatherNet and More!

Michelle Moyer, PhD, Statewide Viticulture Specialist, Washington State University - IAREC, Prosser, WA

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Why You Should Care about Crop Insurance

Gary Olson, Crop Insurance Agent, Northwest Farm Credit Services, Yakima, WA

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Why Contracts Matter

Jesse Lyon, Partner, Food, Beverage and Agriculture Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Portland, OR

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Finance is a Many-Splendored Thing

Casey Garten, Agribusiness Region Manager, Bank of the West, Sacramento, CA

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