The following template serves as a guide to assist growers in creating a customized Integrated Pest Management Plan. This template is primarily relevant to Chapter 6 “Pest Management” of the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing.
This document contains the CCSW red and yellow listed (prohibited and/or restricted) crop protection materials. These materials are regulated as restricted by the US Environmental Protection Agency and/or California DPR.
This tool assists growers in comparing the financial cost of air blast dilute sprayers (fan assisted) and electrostatic sprayers. The tool provides a summary of the present value for the two sprayer types allowing growers to determine potential payback periods for each sprayer.
This criterion and associated educational boxes address the use of Red/Yellow list (prohibited and/or restricted) crop protection materials as part of the certification requirements. Vineyards that are Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW) may not use Red List materials by their second year of certification.
A handout about trunk disease prevention practices and the Economic Tool that enables growers to compare long-term cost savings from early adoption. See companion resources: interactive tool and video tutorial on trunk disease.