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Concern about Herbicide use in vineyards

57,237  pounds in Napa (50,417 in 2012) and 84,606 pounds of glyphosate used in Sonoma County in 2013. The usage keeps going up and without a ban on the use of this “probable carcinogen” it will continue to be used as  “best…

 

Proposed Dairyman Winery and event center corked for now

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 1:51 pm by Krista Sherer Sonoma West Editorkrista@sonomawest.com | 0 comments The contentious Dairyman project hit an obstacle in September with the response from the Sonoma County Regional Parks denying access across the Joe Rodota trail for the project. …

 

Grape Growers Oppose New Pesticide Rules

 PD Article below……We know according to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation that the top 2 forms of glyphosate (Round Up), now regulated as a probable carcinogen with mandatory warning labels in our state, has been used extensively in Sonoma and…

 

Preserving Groundwater

Thank you Ken Sund for the great picture! Friday’s Letters to the Editor Preserving groundwater EDITOR: On Nov. 16, I was a citizen spokesperson at the winery/event center public meeting at the Glaser Center in Santa Rosa (“Sides spar over…

 

“We are your neighbors….” by Padi Selwyn

Published in the Press Democrat and Sonoma West. by Padi Selwyn The overflowing crowd at the Nov.16 County Workshop on winery events illustrated how deeply the community cares about the need to preserve our agricultural landscapes and rural character of…

 

Napa County: Supervisors to take up winery growth debate

Full article: http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/supervisors-to-take-up-winery-growth-debate/article_99c61d07-00b7-5051-b5c1-3bc4c09e451e.html December 05, 2015 3:48 pm  •  BARRY EBERLING beberling@napanews.com Napa County Supervisors are wading again into the community discussion about whether wine country is drowning in its own success or has a success story worth toasting. On…