[NAFEX] New York's grape quarentine.
Road's End Farm
organic87 at frontiernet.net
Tue Nov 29 08:52:29 EST 2011
Let me add a couple of questions to the list:
Is there a significant potential that the cuttings are actually
If so, do you really want to bring this virus to your fields, and
potentially also inflict it on your neighbors?
-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
On Nov 28, 2011, at 10:16 PM, mike engle wrote:
> I am trying to get some dormant cuttings(Pocklington and
> Poughkeepsie) from NCGR Davis in California. I am located in New
> York State, so the people at NCGR Davis told me that I need some
> type of certificate/letter from New York State as they said their
> plants are not virus free at NCGR Davis. So I called the number @
> NY State's Dept of Ag/Markets that NCGR Davis gave me, and the guy
> on the phone did not understand what I needed. He told me that the
> sender needed a letter guaranteeing it was virus free.
> A few questions I'm hoping someone can answer or lead me in the
> right direction.
> 1) Has anyone dealt with the quarantine in New York state and can
> give me the right wording/questions/directions to ask the people at
> the NY State Dept of Ag, to get the ball rolling.
> 2) Do all out of New York state nurseries have to deal with these
> regulations when sending cuttings or vines to New York customers?
> ie, I got some vines from Northeastern Vine Supply in Vermont, and I
> read an article where he goes to the midwest and gets dormant
> cuttings. Does he have to guarantee his New York customers a virus
> free plant? Does someone like Lon Rombough who sells cuttings have
> to satisfy New York state?
> 2a) Based on the answer to 2, Would a backup plan be for me to get
> the cuttings sent to a registered nursery and then they send them to
> me? (Maye with a fumigation in between???? Or they grow them for a
> Mike Engle
> Troy, NY Zone 5
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