Vinehealth Australia is continuing to update a number of farm-gate hygiene checklists and protocols for growers and other wine industry personnel to ensure greater awareness and adoption of best practice and effectiveness of disinfestation activities:
Vintage biosecurity best practice checklist
- Vintage is a key risk time for pest and disease spread, due to the high movement of machinery, equipment and workers between regions and states. For a range of biosecurity activities you should be undertaking during vintage, click here.
Grapegrower’s guide to hygiene practices
- Awareness of best practice farm-gate hygiene can stop the spread of pests and diseases, including phylloxera. We have compiled a top ten list of practices here that will ensure you do your bit to keep your own vines as well as our industry, safe.
General biosecurity checklists for growers, contractors and cellar door managers
- Vinehealth Australia has developed a series of checklists that summarise the main steps that growers/vineyard managers, contractors and cellar door sales managers should take to protect their vineyards, their customers and their regions from phylloxera.