Phylloxera has been found in multiple vineyards for the first time in the Walla Walla Valley in the US, as reported in Wine-Searcher on 4 September. This area is in the south-eastern corner of Washington s... Read More...
From Wine Australia RD&E News: September 2019
Australia is at the forefront of research into the practical management
of grapevine trunk
diseases, leading the international effort in preventative w... Read More...
Vinehealth Australia has converted three of
its most popular e-news articles about dealing with operational biosecurity issues
into handy fact sheets.
For our fact sheet on agisting sheep and vine biosecuri... Read More...
The financial impact
of phylloxera in the Yarra Valley could be around $1 billion, based on
replanting nearly the whole region to rootstock and accounting for losses due
to production lag. This figure would ri... Read More...
Grape producers in the United States have been battling to manage the effects of the Pierce’s Disease-causing
bacteria Xylella fastidiosa (Xylella) for many years.
Manager of the National Xylella Prep... Read More...
Vinehealth Australia has met with Biosecurity
SA following comprehensive industry consultation of proposed changes to the
phylloxera-related conditions in the SA Plant Quarantine Standard (PQS), in
another ste... Read More...
Have you been scanning the papers and
auction websites for that perfect piece of vineyard or farm machinery? Remember
to consider biosecurity as part of the steps to getting it home.
If you do purchase any ... Read More...
This month has seen Vinehealth Australia participate in a two day expert industry and government panel tasked with reviewing both the Viticulture Industry Biosecurity Plan and Biosecurity Manual for the Viticu... Read More...
The new South Australian Labour Hire
Licensing Act will be enforced from 31 August 2019. Under the Act, labour hire and contracting providers
engaged in ‘labour hire services’ must apply for a licence. This in... Read More...
response to another industry contacting us to see if they could use our
footwear and small hand tool disinfestation protocol poster, we’ve decided to
refine it a little.
have emphasised that while the... Read More...