Intro to Viticulture for High School Instructors
This course is designed to introduce teachers to the science of viticulture and current practices for establishing a commercial vineyard. Topics covered will include site selection, site preparation, varietal selection, equipment, first season establishment, vine growth development and training, trellis systems, weed control, and vine disease control.
Participants will receive a comprehensive binder of the course content – “An Introduction to Viticulture”, contact information and resources for additional Viticulture services. Teachers will be prepared to integrate a viticulture component within their agriculture, horticulture or science curriculum.
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Location: 2401 S. Kansas Expressway, Springfield, MO 65807