NCPN Grapes
NCPN Grapes
NCPN Grapes
University of California
NCPN Grapes

Welcome to the National Clean Plant Network for Grapes


The National Clean Plant Network for Grapes (NCPN-Grapes) is a body of industry members, experts in plant pathology, regulators and clean plant centers that were created to develop and provide healthy grapevine material to the grape industry in the United States.

NCPN-Grapes clean plant centers improve the health and productivity of vineyards in the United States. The headquarters of NCPN-Grapes is at Foundation Plant Services at the University of California, Davis.  FPS also manages the primary foundation vineyard for NCPN. 

Welcome New Members!

We are pleased to welcome new committee members to NCPN-Grapes. In December 2019, the committee elected the following members to serve four-year terms in their respective areas: 

    • Eli Bergmeier, Crown Vineyards, Missouri; Central/Eastern Industry Representative
    • Michelle Moyer, Washington State University; Western Research/Extension Representative
    • Patty Skinkis, Oregon State University; Western Research/Extension Representative
    • Katherine Filippini, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Western State Regulatory Representative
    • Chris Benemann, Oregon Department of Agriculture State Regulatory Representative; Western State Regulatory Representative

NCPN-Grapes thanks recent past committee members for their service: David Johnson, Josh Kress, Bob Martin, Gary McAninch, Rhonda Smith, and Fritz Westover. 

NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) is a voluntary association of specialty crop networks that have joined to promote the use of pathogen-tested, healthy plant material for food crops in the United States. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).



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