Wildfire Resources for Vintners and Growers

How to Communicate with Consumers about the Fires – two-page PDF published by Napa Valley Vintners

How To File a Crop Insurance Claim – two-page PDF published by the Department of Agriculture with information on filing claims, preparing for the adjuster, and handling damaged crops.

Practical Management Options for Grapegrowers and Winemakers– three-page fact sheet published by The Australian Research Institute.

UC Davis V&E Response to wildfire impact on C wine industry and smoke taint – discussion on the current state of wildfire damage and the science of smoke taint.

Updated to address concerns of growers and wineries after the October 2017 wildfires, Smoke and Grape – the Smoke Taint Repercussions provides current guidelines and information, by Fruition Sciences.

Safety information for the proper and Safe Cleanup of Fire Ash

The USDA offers help for businesses affected by the wildfires by guaranteeing eligible business loans through the Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program.

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for producers of noninsurable crops when natural disasters strike.

Farm Service Agency Tree Assistance Program provides financial assistance to replant eligible bushes, trees and vines that are damaged in natural disasters.

The Fire Recovery Assistance From the U.S. Department of Agriculture Fact Sheet PDF lists agencies and resources available to farmers, ranchers, and rural landowners recovery from wildfires and other natural disasters.

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