Photo Courtesy of Ryan Schilperoort Farms
Welcome to the WA State Grape Society
We are a member run organization that strives to promote and represent the Washington State grape industry at all levels. We work diligently to make sure our member's voices are heard in regards to education, research, and policy for all grape segments (juice and wine grapes).
We hope you will join us!
WSGS Annual Meeting is going Virtual!
November 18th and 19th
The WSGS board is currently working on a program that will continue to provide attendees with educational sessions.
We are working on putting together topics that will allow attendees to obtain Recertification Credits.
Details on the virtual education program and registration link coming soon!
COVID 19 Resources
WSGS will share links to updates and information about Covid-19 to this page as it becomes available.
New Requirements for COVID-19 protections for agricultural workers announced by Gov. Inslee. Read proclamation and requirements at here and here
Covid-19 Resources for Washington Produce: Developed by WSU Food Safety Specialist, Faith Critzer, and tree fruit associations. This outlines resources and information specific to food safety and packaging. The fact sheet is on the WSU Food Safety webpage.
04/06/2020- Covid-19/Ag-Worker Health and Safety: The National Council of Agricultural Employees advisory for ag-worker protection during the Covid-19 pandemic. This update reminds employers of the various actions that be taken to ensure health and safety of workers
04/08/2020- Covid-19/New Back-To-Work Guidelines For Essential Workers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published new guidelines detailing how essential employees can go back to work even if they have been exposed to people infected by the coronavirus, provided they do not feel sick, and they follow certain measures.
COVID-19/FACE COVERINGS: CDC’s recommendation regarding face coverings can be found here, and the Washington State Department of Health’s guidance on this topic can be found here.
Questions involving the H2-A Coronavirus and its effects on the H2-A Workers Programs
WSU Extension COVID- Resources.