With vintage on the doorstep of many wine regions, how biosecurity-ready are you?
farm-gate hygiene can prevent diseases, weeds and pests, including
phylloxera, from being introduced to your p... Read More...
Soil, pests, diseases and weed seeds can be picked up and spread on footwear and clothing, including hats and high viz vests. But the movement of the people wearing this footwear and clothing is not regulated ... Read More...
Do you have children interested in agriculture and more importantly
As part of the
Queensland government funded fruit fly community awareness program,
some fun online learning resources have been ... Read More...
Australia must remain vigilant against the threat of fruit fly. Fruit
fly can be spread via the movement of infested fruit and vegetables,
including grapes, by travellers or in commercial consignments (... Read More...
In 2017, the British government called
for greater action to
prevent the arrival and spread of Xylella in the UK. A consortium
made up of leading universities and research institutes (BRIGIT)
decide... Read More...
Over the past few years, Vinehealth Australia has been producing a significant number of foundation biosecurity documents.
We are proud of
bulletins, the productio... Read More...
Climate and weather-sensitive management decisions are a daily occurrence for the grape and wine sector, especially during vintage.
Are you aware that
the Bureau of Meteorology provides more frequent up-... Read More...
Following on from our November 2019 e-news article, ‘Locus Levels Low’, the Department of Agriculture has released their January 2020 Locust Bulletin which, as expected, reports that locust population levels ... Read More...
Did you see the November/December issue
of WBM – Australia’s Wine
Business Magazine? On pages
72-75 the article ‘Keeping disaster at bay’ shares the history of
Vinehealth Australia as we celebrate 120 years.
... Read More...
Wine Australia maintains a webpage dedicated to fire recovery. This includes information on technical support for grapegrowers and winemakers, mental health resources, government support and business support.
... Read More...