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|WGA: National WineGrape News – Monday, April 25, 2022|
Good to Know: Pay Attention to Paraquat
April 15, 2022 | GoodFruit Grower
Every grower or applicator has heard the phrase, “The label is the law.” And when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency makes changes to pesticide label requirements to add safety measures aimed to reduce the risks of exposure, it’s critical that growers and their handlers take note. Read full article.
Winegrowers Are Recruiting Birds to Their Vineyards
April 21, 2022 | Wine Industry Advisor
Since 1970, bird populations in North America alone have declined by almost 3 billion, according to a study conducted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. One of the culprits of this die-off, scientists say, is pesticide. Read full article.
Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity: Webinar
April 28, 2022 | National Council of Agricultural Employers
This webinar featuring Bethany Boggess Alcauter with the National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. will cover:
- Heat Stress and Heat-related illness basics
- Preventing Heat Related Illnesses in Farm Settings
- Effectiveness of Heat-Related Illness Prevention Techniques
May 17-18, 2022 | National Association of American Wineries
The two-day agenda will feature speakers and presentations on the politics and policies affecting our industry. It includes business meetings of the WineAmerica Board of Directors and the State and Regional Association Advisory Council. Learn more.
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