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School Farm Proposal 20 Acre Viticulture Plot July 16, 2010 Presented by: Paul Anderes and Kristin Kostman.

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1 School Farm Proposal 20 Acre Viticulture Plot July 16, 2010 Presented by: Paul Anderes and Kristin Kostman

2 Project Goals: Self-Sustaining & Community Supported Initial cost Student labor Market research to support variety selection Quality product

3 Project Goals: Community Friendly Facility Facility appearance and management Community gathering facility for events Open for public and informational tours Research facility for university and college

4 Project Goals: Student involvement Lab experience Work experience Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) Marketing Agriculture Engineering & Mechanics

5 Marketing Plan: Product History – Rogue Valley Winegrape 1 st vineyards in the Southern Oregon were planted in the mid 1800s by Peter Britt Britt grew over 200 varieties 2007 over 53 varieties are being grown 2007 Top 10 Winegrape Varieties Pinot Noir, Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, White Riesling, Gewurztramin, and Pinot Blanc

6 Marketing Plan: Place Crater School District 6 (CDS) 20 acre Land Laboratory Rogue River Valley Elevation: 1300 to 1800 GDD: 2600 to 2800 Rainfall: 18 annually Best soil in the valley floor Irrigation available

7 Marketing Plan: Price

8 Marketing Plan: Promotion Community Outreach Radio advertising Row sponsors Facility use Tours CHS/FFA Winegrape Auction in conjunction with Harvest Fair Contract one of each variety to three different award winning wineries in the Rogue Valley

9 Land Requirement Analysis: Rogue River Valley Similar to the Bordeaux Region of France in latitude and cool ocean breezes Elevation: 1300 to 1800 GDD: 2600 to 2800 Rainfall: 18 annually Best soil in the valley floor Irrigation available

10 Pest/Disease Management Plan: Soil Sample soil for nematodes Pre-planting test Gophers and other burrowers Live traps Plant material Obtain certified plants stock Rootstock Graft vines to prevent phylloxera damage phylloxera = root feeding insect

11 Five Crop Stages & Pest Mgt. 1.Pre-Plant/Planting 2.Bud Swell through Bloom 3.Bloom to Veraison (berry softening/beginning of ripening) 4.Veraison to Harvest 5.Post-Harvest/Dormant

12 Pre-Plant/Planting August to May Site preparation and pre-plant activities affecting pest management(August to planting) Planting of new vines (takes place between January and May)

13 Bud Swell through Bloom Mid-March to June Includes all activities in both new/nonbearing and established/bearing vineyards during the spring

14 Bloom to Veraison (berry softening/beginning of ripening) June to August Includes late spring/summer activities for both new/nonbearing and established/bearing vineyards

15 Veraison to Harvest August to October Includes any activities that take place between veraison and completion of Harvest Includes any aspects of harvest that affect the crops pest issues

16 Post-Harvest/Dormant October to Mid-March Includes any pest management activities that take place immediately following harvest Includes any pest management activities that take place during the dormant season on established plantings

17 3-Year Budget: Equipment ItemCost ($) 4510 (35 horse) Open cab w/bucket & ROPS Tractor $20,000 Brush Hog$1500 Rears Mfg. Pak-Tank$6000 Riding Lawn Mower $2500 Equipment Shed$10,000 TOTAL=$40,000

18 3-Year Budget: Labor Ag Teacher contract= $10,000 including benefits Student Labor= FREE Vineyard will be instead of traditional fundraising activities

19 3-Year Budget: Establishment Cost ItemCost ($) Deer Fence$8000 Trellis system$30,000 Irrigation system$1600 RootstockFREE- donated by local grower TOTAL= $39,600

20 Summary- Profit/Loss Statement YearIncomeExpenseProfit/LossCSD Share 2010$0.00$89, $6,000.00$10,000.00$4, $60,000.00$10,000.00$50,000.00$30, $120,000.00$10,000.00$110,000.00$66, $120,000.00$10,000.00$110,000.00$66, After 3 years, initial investment is recouped by the district meeting or exceeding industry standard.

21 References: p/OregonViticulture.html p/OregonViticulture.html /Oregon/Publications/Vineyard_and_Winery /index.asp /Oregon/Publications/Vineyard_and_Winery /index.asp n_tools/download.php n_tools/download.php

22 References continued: php php ml ml ml ml

23 References continued: testing testing atode_Testing_Service_Form.pdf atode_Testing_Service_Form.pdf e/Oregon/Publications/Vineyard_and_Wine ry/index.asp e/Oregon/Publications/Vineyard_and_Wine ry/index.asp

24 References continued: df/quar_grape.pdf df/quar_grape.pdf

25 THANK YOU Liz and Carl!


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