COVID-19 Viticulture Update 06/05/2020

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COVID-19 Viticulture Update 06/05/2020

New Today:

Government Resources:

  • For farmers who have received PPP and EIDL funds through the CARES Act, knowing how to use them in tandem is important. Find information here.

Webinar:

Surveys:

  • WineAmerica is trying to assess the impact of COVID-19 for the month of May (from May 1 to May 31) to share with congress as a part of their effort for increased aid for the wine industry. This survey requires a quick response, please complete the survey by close of business this Friday, June 5. Survey Link
  • First Peak: How Did COVID-19 Impact NC Agriculture in April 2020? See survey results

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 6/5/2020:

  • North Carolina (12:15 p.m. EST): 33,255 confirmed positive/ 1,263 deaths
  • USA: (7:33 p.m. EST): 1,894,753 positive/ 109,042 deaths
  • World (7:33 p.m. EST): 6,724,516 positive/ 394,018 deaths

Newsletter:

Please sign up for the NC State University monthly Small Fruits newsletter. Our first issue is out now. We highlight research from around the globe, shed light on the behind-the-scenes of extension, put NC State Horticulture graduate students into the spotlight, provide insightful tips into the science of farming, detail seasonal recipes, and many other things. Our next issue will come out next week and we highlight the NC Wine and Grape industry!

Other Helpful Resources:

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 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