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  • Fire Danger Season

    The CFS has officially declared the Fire Danger Season dates.  Due to the unseasonal dry conditions the start of the Riverland region fire danger season has been brought forward by two weeks. The new Fire Danger Season dates are November 1, 2017 to April 15, 2018. More information is available on...

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  • Strong interest in drones

    E-flyer readers may recall we recently published an image of a very large drone.  This has aroused strong interest across the region.  It will be featured in the SPAA workshop at the Loxton Research Centre on Friday, November 3.  However, because of the very keen interest Riverland Wine has made...

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  • Shed Appeal

    So far, we have one shed for the meetings in November. We still need a shed for Waikerie on November 14, Monash/Berri/Barmera on November 16 and Renmark on November 21.  Shed meetings will get under at 3:30pm on each of those dates.  Sherwood Estates have offered their shed for the Loxton session on...

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  • Building Pride

    Adelaide film production company, 57 Films, spent several days in the Riverland last week working with regional food, wine, beer and tourism producers and promoters capturing footage for an episode of the television series Chef Exchange, a unique TV series showcasing the best of South Australian...

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  • Mental Health

    A decade ago most Riverland Wine members knew very little about mental health.  Most in our community were reluctant to talk about it and tended to push it aside as being something that only afflicted other people.  The difficult decade ushered in by an appalling oversupply of winegrapes and the...

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  • PA workshop

    A Precision Agriculture workshop for wine growers and almond growers will be held at the Loxton Research Centre on Friday, November 3, 2017.  The workshop, organised by the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia (SPAA), Riverland Wine and the Almond Board will highlight current technologies and cost...

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  • Shed meetings and brown paper bags

    It’s time to think about selling grapes, maybe making some wine and anticipating which way prices will move in 2018.  The focus is well and truly back in the vineyard.  Spray rigs are struggling to keep pace with lengthening shoots; keyboards are firing-up with details of spray programs (and even...

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  • One man’s opinion

    One of our UK correspondents recently emailed: “I’m sure pricing discussions will be kicking off soon in the region, as a by the by I had a meeting with a major UK importer who reported that there is a massive shortage of varietal wine globally with South Africa, Argentina, Chile and bulk European...

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Riverland Weather

19.1
°C
Loxton, South Australia
Possible shower.
Humidity: 44%
Wind: SSW at 24 kph
Fri 25°C / 9°C
Sat 25°C / 6°C

Last observation: 19/10/2017 at 19:00
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

18.8
°C
Renmark, South Australia
Possible shower.
Humidity: 53%
Wind: S at 20 kph
Fri 25°C / 9°C
Sat 25°C / 6°C

Last observation: 19/10/2017 at 19:00
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

19.1
°C
Waikerie, South Australia
Mostly clear.
Humidity: 44%
Wind: SSW at 24 kph
Fri 25°C / 8°C
Sat 25°C / 5°C

Last observation: 19/10/2017 at 19:00
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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