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  • Fruit Fly Workshop

    Following the Fruit Fly simulation exercise coordinated by PIRSA and the industry on May 3, Citrus Australia have organised an information and education session for South Australian fruit growers. The workshop will be held on Thursday, August 2 at the Riverland Field Day site. The focus will be on...

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  • Riverland wines in Queensland

    Mike Hayes is a local hero in Stanthorpe. He’s lived his whole life there, two or three hours out of Brisbane, southwest towards the NSW border. He’s the (national) ASVO Winemaker of the year. He buys Riverland grapes, makes Riverland wine and wins gold medals. He’s a tireless advocate for...

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  • Regional tourism expert checks us out

    Regional tourism expert, Simon McArthur, visited various tourist businesses and cellar doors recently as part of our Riverland on the Verge international wine tourism project. The purpose of the visit was to identify strengths and gaps in the current Riverland tourist offering to focus our...

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  • How changes to the Heavy Vehicles laws will affect farmers

    Changes to the Chain of Responsibility laws will come into force on October 1, 2018.  The changes align these laws more closely with workplace health and safety laws.  This means that everyone in the heavy vehicle transport supply chain – including farmers – has a duty to ensure the safety of their...

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  • Electricity savings – $2,009 per member PA

    The first batch of 22 Riverland Wine members who responded to the invitation to collaborate and put their electricity consumption out to tender, through ‘Energy Action’ will receive advice this week about their savings as a result of the first tender: $44,209 saved by twenty two members. That’s an...

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  • Thinking 10 met the Nerdy Nine

    On Friday, June 22 week a team of nine high achieving graduate engineers across of range of disciplines from the University of Adelaide’s highly acclaimed School of Artificial Intelligence – met with 10 ‘adventurous’ Riverland winegrowers in a workshop. Nerds were clad in orange T-shirts, Growers...

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  • RWGA Nominations

    An advertisement calling for nominations of candidates to fill four vacant positions on the Riverland Winegrape Growers Association (RWGA) has been published in the three Riverland papers.

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  • Keep the Riverland phylloxera free

    We don’t have Phylloxera in the Riverland so let’s keep it that way. Phylloxera is one of the most serious biosecurity risks for the Australian grape and wine community, with the potential to destroy vineyards and cause economic disaster in rural communities.

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