The Vine October 2017

Study finds best recovery strategy for hail-damaged vines Open sheds facilitate shared learning Tough new laws crack down on labour hire exploitation How all generations can make farming a career [...]

Industry Biosecurity Plan

The biosecurity package developed for the Australian viticulture industry focuses on a number of key areas: Threat identification, pest risk assessment, and incursion management funding [...]

The Vine July 2017

Harvest 2017 photo competition winners Grower profiles: Marcus Pye and Fabian Chevlin Dried grapes on show at Mildura Field Days New powdery mildew chemical Sniffer dogs detect phylloxera

The Vine April 2017

The future of horticulture Mechanising vertical trellis operations 5 tech trends coming to a farm near your Qfly control in the Sunraysia region Research project to shine a light on the [...]

The Vine January 2017

DFA Annual Conference report Grower profile: Ivan Shaw Objective grading of dried grapes: part 2 International Seedless Dried Grape Producing Countries Conference, China Backpacker tax finally resolved

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Objective grading of dried grapes Dried fruit: Dispelling the sugar myths Vanilla slice and dried fruit bake off continue to triumph Win for farmers with proposed backpacker tax rate cut Research [...]

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Diversification and sustainability project exceeds expectations Strong interest in dried fruits at Mildura field days Xylella workshop helps industries prepare Ground-breaking robots help with [...]

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Sunglo survives rain again Colour sorting projects underway Backpacker tax review welcomed Exotic pest threats: Pierce's disease

Testing the impact of pesticides on survival of beneficial insects and mites in dried fruits crops

Report to the Australian Dried Fruits Association Inc. by Peter Cole from IPM Technologies (Hurstbridge, Vic) This project builds on the knowledge gained from the 2003-04 project "Testing [...]