Climate

Climate Change Issues and Farming Practices

ALERT: VESCO REGS TO BE REVISED on 12/8

The ag department caved to big wine during the fires and exempted grape pickers from the shelter in place during unhealthy air from fires and covid pandemic risks. Now they are triple the rate of covid positive. As a wise…

 

Farm Bureau politics

“….the Farm Bureau has been on the wrong side of most issues — the open space initiative, protection of greenbelts, community separators, streamside protection, saving coastal forests from vineyard expansion, and so on.” Farm Bureau politics EDITOR: It’s time to…

 

Sonoma County Farmworkers make National Headlines

“Over four years of massive wildfires, the wine region’s agricultural commissioners worked closely with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau and Sonoma County Winegrowers to repeatedly grant permission to growers to harvest in wildfire-evacuation zones.” ‘Touted as ‘essential’… treated as disposable’:…