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Past Events

MVA Crew Lead Certificate

Lupe Sandoval will lead this training designed for Spanish-speaking crew lead vineyard workers.

When:

  • November 30, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (lunch included)
  • December 7, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Attendance is required both days.

See printable fliers for additional information:

Application must be submitted by November 15. Apply here.

In accordance with updated guidelines from the State of California, persons that are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are required to wear a face covering.

Ag Labor Management Fall 2021 Course

Lupe Sandoval will lead this training designed for Spanish-speaking experienced vineyard supervisors.

When:

  • December 2, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (lunch included)
  • December 7, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Attendance is required both days.

See printable fliers for additional information:

Application must be submitted by November 15. Apply here.

In accordance with updated guidelines from the State of California, persons that are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are required to wear a face covering.

Employer Session: Policies and Procedures to Support Effective Supervisors

Lupe will lead this session for employers that have enrolled their employees in the Crew Lead or Ag Labor Management courses.

When: November 30, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Kelseyville Presbyterian Church, Friendship Hall, 5340 Third Street

RSVP to mva@lakecountywinegrape.org by November 15.

In accordance with updated guidelines from the State of California, persons that are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are required to wear a face covering.

Soil Health and Irrigation Water Management 

Two in-the-vineyard tailgate sessions for Spanish – Speaking Vineyard Workers.

Featuring Miguel Garcia, PhD, CCA

Soil Health Tailgate
Thursday, December 9, 2021
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Irrigation Water Management Tailgate
Friday, December 10, 2021
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location
Beckstoffer Vineyards – Red Hills
8059 Highway 29, Kelseyville

See printable fliers for more information:

The Irrigation Water Management Tailgate will build off of information presented during the Soil Health Tailgate. While not required, it is highly recommended that participants attend both days.

Please RSVP to mva@lakecountywinegrape.org by December 1 with name, email, and phone number for each attendee.

These tailgate sessions are presented by Lake County Winegrape Commission in collaboration with Napa Resource Conservation District (RCD).

Past Events

NOVEMBER 2020

Ag Labor Management Continuing Education Virtual Classes

Building Communication Skills – A series of three classes presented by Jess Gomez

  • November 4, 2020: The role of the supervisor – Understanding your role, point of control, elements of leadership, and favoritism
  • November 12, 2020: Communication – Receiving and preparing new employees for success
  • November 19, 2020: Communicating expectations – Training, giving feedback, and coaching

Agricultural Wage & Hours – Presented by Guadalupe Sandoval, California Farm Labor Contractor Association

  • November 5, 2020: Agricultural Wage & Hours

JANUARY 2021

Crew Lead Certificate – Four-part series presented by Raul Calvo, Employer Services

  • January 12, 2021: Supervisor’s Code of Conduct
  • January 19, 2021: Favoritism
FEBRUARY 2021

Crew Lead Certificate – Four-part virtual series presented by Raul Calvo, Employer Services

  • February 2, 2021: Conflict Resolution
  • February 9, 2021: Communication