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Footbath rules updated

Vinehealth Australia has announced an update of the ‘Footwear and small hand tool disinfestation’ protocol, in a media release on 23 January titled, ‘Call for improved farm-gate hygiene’. This update has ari... Read More...

New tool to clear up quarantine rules

Ever struggled to negotiate your way through state plant quarantine standards? Vinehealth Australia has started work on an online winegrape biosecurity quarantine legislation tool to help you understand the leg... Read More...

Going green

We’re going green at Vinehealth Australia, and moving towards a paperless environment. And as part of our commitment to minimising the amount of paper we’re printing and posting, we’ll be contacting you in comi... Read More...

Khapra Beetle: grain pest number one

Meet the world’s most feared grain pest – the Khapra Beetle (Trogoderma granarium), number two on Australia’s top 40 list of exotic and unwanted plant pests (behind Xylella fastidiosa). While it doesn’t affect... Read More...

Support for TDU signs

Australian and international visitors revelled in the entertainment and action during the Tour Down Under cycling race in January. South Australian vineyard owners also enjoyed seeing the new event specific fa... Read More...

Call for improved farm-gate hygiene

Vinehealth Australia is calling for grapegrowers to examine and improve their farm-gate hygiene practices in the lead up to vintage 2017. Vintage is a key risk time for the spread of pests and diseases, incl... Read More...

Biosecurity ‘rules’ tool on the way

Vinehealth Australia has identified an opportunity to assist state governments to communicate the legal requirements around moving grape-related phylloxera vectors between states and between phylloxera manageme... Read More...