NEWS

#V19: Keep your eyes open

With biosecurity in the news more than ever before, it’s important that everyone takes their shared responsibility for biosecurity seriously. An important role you can play is to look out for anything unusual ... Read More...

#V19: Hosting visitors safely

Despite the fact that people can pick up pests, diseases and weeds from the soil and vines on their clothing, shoes, equipment and tyres and spread them to vineyards they visit, the movement of people is not a... Read More...

#V19: Book a heat shed session

Using the heat shed at Naracoorte to sterilise your machinery and equipment when moving it between the Limestone Coast and other regions in SA is a great way to help minimise the spread of pests and diseases w... Read More...

Updated rootstock selector tool

Are you thinking about planting or replanting a section of your vineyard to rootstock as part of a risk management strategy to combat phylloxera or nematodes? Or perhaps improving drought or acid soil toleranc... Read More...

Tech boost for biosecurity at Penley

Penley Estate’s location in the Coonawarra region offers many benefits. But one factor that’s constantly top of mind is biosecurity. “We’re close to the Victorian border and we’re very aware that phylloxera... Read More...

The best noses to sniff out stinky pests

Australia’s biosecurity detector dogs now have their noses honed on one of the nation’s most unwanted exotic pests – the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). Head of Biosecurity for the Department of Agricult... Read More...

Banana freckle win

The recent announcement of national freedom from banana freckle is being celebrated as a credit to all partners involved in eradicating the disease. Australia’s commercial banana growers, the Nort... Read More...

Prescribed burns reminder

The autumn season of prescribed burns will commence in mid to late March in the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges region, depending on weather and fuel conditions. The Department for Environment and Water (DE... Read More...