Chlorothalonil removed from spray diary

Dried Fruits Australia has recently been made aware of a significant reduction in the acceptable European MRLs for the fungicide Chlorothalonil. Advice from key dried grape processors is that [...]

Get COVID safe

All Victorian businesses with more than five employees are required to have a COVID Safe Plan in place. Employers must complete their plan by 11:59pm on Friday 7 August. Designed to help protect [...]

Farmers supporting farmers

The dried grape industry has banded together to help rebuild the lives of fellow Australian farmers affected by the bushfires. Dried fruit growers have vowed to donate the value of some of this [...]

Learn tips for successful Sunglo management

Dried grape growers will learn more about managing new variety Sunglo at a Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) field day this month. Attendees will also hear from pest and disease guru Peter Magarey, [...]

Water and industry future focus of grower forum

Water availability, technological innovation in horticulture, and the future of the dried grape industry will be the focus of the 2019 Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) Grower Forum. The half-day [...]

Voting open for dried grape biosecurity levy

Dried grape growers will this month vote on whether to introduce a biosecurity levy that would ensure the industry is prepared for an emergency pest or disease outbreak. The statutory levy, [...]

Funding for dried fruit history project

Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) has been awarded a $15,000 local history grant for the second stage of a dried grape industry conservation project. The three-year project will organise and preserve [...]

Awards honour top dried grape growers

The producers of Australia’s best dried grapes will be celebrated this weekend at Mildura Field Days. Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) will present awards for the best sultanas, currants, [...]

Taking Australian dried grapes abroad

Australia’s dried grape industry has launched a new brand, Australian Sultanas, as part of its strategy to grow product awareness and increase export sales. A collaboration between Dried [...]

Funding boost for dried grape-growing communities

Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) will receive almost $400,000 in Federal Government funding to advance the growth of the dried grape industry across Sunraysia. The funding, which will be provided [...]