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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…

 

Climate Change and Farming Practices: Regenerative Agriculture

  As the article states, 50{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2} of all greenhouse gases are directly attributable to big ag. We need food security in the form of local, small farmers with diversity and non chemical approaches. Support your local farmer! In Sonoma County we IMPORT 96{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2} of our…

 

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…