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Napa Valley Grapegrowers to receive climate change funding

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While vineyards are managed one vintage at a time, farming practices take a longer view. A survey of the Napa Valley Grapegrowers members found that, on average, about 90% wanted more education and resources for water conservation, climate resilience and climate-smart farming opportunities. This grant will go a long way to help provide those resources. ‘Farmers are by nature risk averse,’ said Molly Williams of Napa Valley Grapegrowers. ‘climate change poses considerable risks. We aren’t planting for next year’s crop in vineyards but the next 30 years and beyond. A desire for agricultural permanence demands that we address climate resilience. Napa Valley grape growers are eager [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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