Rhonda J Smith, Viticulture Farm Advisor Emeritus
Rhonda Smith served as the Viticulture Farm Advisor for Sonoma county prior to Christopher Chen's arrival and specialized in:
- Pest Management
- Pierce's Disease
- Berry Shrivel
- Plant Growth Regulators
- Red Blotch Disease
July 2020, Rhonda Smith wrapped up a fruitful career as Viticulture Advisor for Sonoma County.
One of her many accomplishments was being a part of the UC IPM Team that helped eradicate European Grapevine Moth in Sonoma County. The team was awarded an International IPM Award for Recognition at the 2018 International IPM Symposium, and the UCANR Distinguished Service Team Award.