On Friday afternoon September 14, 2018 conference attendees may participate in an optional tour to visit the UC Davis feedlot and a local winery and brewery. Preregistration and payment, $50, is required; participation is limited to the first 50 sign-ups.

Tour Registration

Registration for optional tour is now open. To register please click on the following button:

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Tour Schedule

Friday September 14, 2018: Afternoon

1:00 PM Depart
West Side Meyer Hall
1:15 PM UCD Feedlot
Tour of Facilities - Straloch Road, Davis, Ca 95616
2:30 AM Bus ride to Winters
Narrated tour of CA Agriculture
3:15 PM Berryessa Gap Winery
Winery Tour and Tasting, Nicole Salenga, Winemaker
27260 Hwy 128 Winters, CA 95697
4:15 PM Berryessa Brewing Company
Craft Brewery Country Setting
27260 Hwy 128 Winters, CA 95697
5:00 PM Depart for Davis
6:00 PM Arrive in Davis, Drop off at Hotels

Tour Guides

UCD Feedlot Segment

Don Harper

Don Harper
Animal Resource Manager, UC Davis Beef Feedlot and Herds

Marissa Fisher

Marissa Fisher
Animal Care Supervisor, UC Sierra Foothill Location


Tyler Nielsen
Principle Animal Technician, UC Davis Feedlot

Drive to Winters Host

Morgan Doran

Morgan Doran
UC Cooperative Extension Livestock Advis

Berryessa Gap Winery

Nicole Salengo

Nicole Salengo, winemaker at Berryessa Gap Winery.


Berryessa Brewing

Lori and Chris Miller, Co-founders of Berryessa Brewing

Lori and Chris Miller, Co-founders of Berryessa Brewing

If you have any questions please contact Dr. James Oltjen (