COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/08/2020

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COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/08/2020

New Today: 

In the Winery:

Re’Wine’ing the clock: Webinar with Abby Snyder (Cornell), Beth Chang (VT) and Anna Katharine Mansfield (Cornell). Click for more information

  • Monday, May 18, 2020, from noon–1:30 p.m., “Re”wine”ing the Clock in a Post-COVID World: Ensuring personal safety & production efficiency as winery operations resume”. The event is free and open to all – register online

More NC COVID-19 Emergency Funding:

Tonight the first cold night, but tomorrow night higher possibility of frost

Fraudulent Pesticide Claims Related to SARS-CoV-2

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 5/08/2020:

  • North Carolina (11:00 a.m. EST): 13,868 confirmed positive/ 527 deaths
  • USA: (8:36 p.m. EST): 1,283,929 positive/ 77,179 deaths
  • World (8:36 p.m. EST): 3,938,064 positive/ 274,898 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

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