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  • Annual General Meetings

    The annual general meetings for Riverland winegrowers and winemakers will be convened at the Loxton Research Centre on Monday, August 21 commencing at 3pm. Members who are unable to attend can contact, Kate by phone (8584 5816) or

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  • Alert: Pinot Gris Virus strikes

    Grapevine Pinot Gris Virus (GPGV) has been detected for the first time in Australia. This virus is common in many international wine regions in Europe, USA, Canada and China, and can be spread via infected propagation material and possibly by bud and blister mite.

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  • Riverland Indicators

    Most members would have seen the national crush data, widely published across industry last week. The table above is a snapshot of key indicators for the Riverland from 2000 to 2017 reduced into five-year rolling averages to remove peaks and troughs.

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  • Young Guns of Wine

    Are you a Young Gun of Wine? The Oxford Dictionary definition of a Young Gun is: “a young man regarded as assertive and aggressively self-confident”. Other more contemporary dictionary descriptions are: “an assertive and self-confident young person” (21st Century Lexicon) or “a young person who is...

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  • The river will prevail

    The networks of waterways that make up the Basin have been etching their imprints on its landscape for more than 40 million years, through any number of climate cycles.  The nation’s first people learned to work and to live in harmony with the river for more than 40,000 years.  We’ve been learning...

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  • Trust can be restored

    Trust has been fractured. That was the worst outcome of the program. As with any other relationship it is much more difficult to heal broken trust, than to establish it in the first place.

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  • The plan is working

    The 4 Corners episode on Monday night this week shone a number of lights on the Murray-Darling Basin and its Plan.  It was high-rating, disturbing viewing for the main beneficiaries of the Plan, those who mostly live in far-off cities and countries but depend on the Basin and its communities for...

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  • Farms are dangerous places

    Farm safety is not a topic that gets hearts racing until there’s been an accident or injury. The statistics on farmers being injured or worse are alarming. Think about it and make sure your heart is not racing for the wrong reasons! Members of Farmsafe Australia are united in their efforts to...

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Loxton, South Australia
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Humidity: 74%
Wind: E at 6 kph
Mon 18°C / 5°C
Tue 18°C / 4°C

Last observation: 20/08/2017 at 20:00
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Last observation: 20/08/2017 at 20:00
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Wind: E at 6 kph
Mon 18°C / 5°C
Tue 18°C / 5°C

Last observation: 20/08/2017 at 20:00
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