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Vineyard Workshop, April 19

NC Winegrowers Association: Vineyard Workshop April 19, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to noon AGENDA Travis Snodgrass/ N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer …

Virtual Vineyards Manager Workshop: March 11-12

Virtual Workshop Agenda March 11, 2021 Register online Time Sessions 9–9:05 a.m. Welcome and Workshop Overview 9:05–9:35 a.m. Session 1 – Spring/Summer Vineyard Weed Management …

Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias Dear all, Tropical Storm Isaias is approaching the East Coast with winds and rain this evening and tomorrow …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 6/13/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 6/13/2020 New Today: As the restaurants and other businesses are opening in North Carolina, the “Count On Me …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 06/05/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 06/05/2020 New Today: Government Resources: USDA has announced crops that will be eligible for assistance through the Coronavirus Food …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 5/22/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 5/22/2020 Wineries can Re-open in North Carolina: Based on new guidance (EO141 Guidance on Bars) issued today on …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/15/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/15/2020 News today: Viticulture: V-Credit Webinar organized by the NC Winegrowers Assoc. Monday, June 1, 2020; 10 a.m.–noon It is a …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/08/2020

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 …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/05/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 05/05/2020 News Today: Re-opening drafts from several states: Idaho Wine Commission Seneca Lake Winery Association Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Association Viticulture Webinars: If you …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/29/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/29/2020 News Today Economy: Result Summary of the Economic Impact Study at Wine America: 727 wineries in 45 states …

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/23/2020

COVID-19 Viticulture Update 04/23/2020 News Today: Take Our Survey! N.C. Cooperative Extension seeks to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the farming …

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