COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/29/2020

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COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/29/2020

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On the Farm:

Take Our Survey

N.C. Cooperative Extension seeks to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the agritourism industry in North Carolina, in order to shape our extension response.

This survey is approved by the NC State IRB. It is conducted by extension specialists of the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University in collaboration with CEFS and the NC State University Local Foods Initiative.

Please fill out this voluntary and anonymous NC State COVID-19 impact survey. The survey will be open from Apr 23- May 7

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 4/29/2020:

  • North Carolina (11 a.m. EST): 9,948 confirmed positive/ 354 deaths
  • USA (7:32 p.m. EST): 1,037,970 positive/ 60,853 deaths
  • World (7:32 p.m. EST): 3,189,017 positive/ 227,247 deaths


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Other Helpful Resources:

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

NCDA&CS COVID-19 Resources and important Documents

CEFS COVID-19 Resources

NC Muscadine Grower Association COVID-19 Resource Page

NC Wine Database for NC Wineries. Please enter your information

NY Wine Grape Growers Association COVID-19 Resources

This post was created by Emma Volk and Mark Hoffmann