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Beyond glyphosate: French vineyards shift away from controversial weedkiller

March 04, 2019

With France slated to ban the use of glyphosate by 2021, winemakers are already making arrangements. Jean-Marie Fabre, the secretary general of the Independent Vintners of France trade association, told France Info that the transition is already under way in the country's winegrowing sector, with "41 percent of firms already certified (either as organic or as "High Environmental Value, level 3") with another 40 percent of firms on track to be certified"