For all its beauty, California’s wine country is also a land of crushing inequality. The distrust and social alienation felt by farmworkers and laborers has become fuel for anti-vaccine conspiracy theories. Can mutual trust beat disinformation? One woman tests the power of presence in a community accustomed to neglect.

FULL ARTICLE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/covid-vaccine-hesitancy-california-farmworkers/

On August 18 and 19, industry experts and the agtech community from across the globe will come together for the first-ever “The Flight of the Honeybees” virtual conference. During this two-day event, these experts will share their insight on the honeybee’s role in crop pollination, the latest technologies being deployed, biodiversity and our environment, and the importance of honeybees to our food supply – from farm to table.

Dennis Donohue

On May 27, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. PT, the comment period for issues related to Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations (Issues # 14 and # 15 in the guidelines) closes. Only submissions following the proper format and submitted before the deadline will be accepted.

If you are interested in submitting a revision to the Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations section, visit https://www.leafygreenguidance.com/. WG invites all stakeholders interested in enhancing the safety of leafy greens to engage in this process.

Sonia Salas

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