Press Release Insight and Opinion: Creating a Pest Control District in Sonoma County by Cindy Kron. PhD Nov 8, 2022 California’s climate and soil creates a very special place for agriculture. With over 400 commodities, California is responsible for producing more than 33 percent of the vegetables and 75 percent of the fruits and nuts inContinue reading
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Yet another reason for a Pest Control District
Subject: Invasive pest found in Napa County The following information will be announced by the County Public Information Officer on May 20. On May 12, 2022, a county pest detection trapper discovered a single adult Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer (Harrisina metallica) in a trap located in Pope Valley near Dollarhide Road. The Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer (WGLS) isContinue reading “Yet another reason for a Pest Control District”
PD Viticulture Briefs
The PCD Petition has gone live!
EFFORTS UNDERWAY TO ESTABLISH A SONOMA WINEGRAPE PEST & DISEASE CONTROL DISTRICT MONDAY, MAY 9, 2022. BY JASON SALING, CHAIR PRO TEMPORE, SONOMA CO PCD. Over the course of more than 18 months, a group of viticulturists and vineyard owners (listed below) have been working together to research both the benefits of, and the processContinue reading “The PCD Petition has gone live!”
Fantastic News! Napa County Winegrape Pest and Disease Control District Approved for next 5 year term.
On January 4th, the Napa County Board of Supervisors Voted unanimously to continue the NCWPDCD until March 26th, 2027. You can find the full letter to the board about the merits, accomplishments, and services provided by the District in Napa County Agricultural Commissioner Tracy Cleveland’s letter to the Board here: Report on the Reauthorization ofContinue reading “Fantastic News! Napa County Winegrape Pest and Disease Control District Approved for next 5 year term.”
Sonoma Grape Expo
We’re excited to have the support of both the Sonoma County Vineyard Technical Group and Malcolm Media as we prepare to present on Why We Need a Pest Control District in Sonoma County, like yesterday already! Attending the Expo is free and you can fill your pockets will all manner of CEUs for your licenseContinue reading “Sonoma Grape Expo”
See the latest on the Spotted Lanternfly
The spotted lanternfly is the biggest threat to the wine industry, learn more.