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Welcome Agpath P/L is registered with DPI, Victoria to receive soil and grapevine material from Phylloxera Infested Zones as nominated on thePhylloxera & Grape Industry Board of South Australia website.

Soil or grape material from these areas must be accompanied by a Department of Primary Industries 'permit for the removal of diagnostic samples from .....(name of phylloxera infested zone)'.

Transport of grapes across quarantine phylloxera zones. Three quarantine zones operate for phylloxera: Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ), Phylloxera Exclusion Zone (PEZ) and Phylloxera Risk Zone (PRZ). A map of Victoria with the quarantine zones is available by clicking here. Individual maps for the six PIZs in Victoria and the Western PEZ are available by clicking here.

Growers and winemakers are reminded that there are strict rules controlling the transport of grapes and other grape material into and out of a PEZ, PRZ or PIZ. The National Phylloxera Management Protocol is available here,or if you need further information, please contact Catherine Anderson on 9261 1830 or catherine@vwia.org

 

Support your local farmers and community by buying locally.

The new Southern Gippsland Foodmap website is now live! 
The new Southern Gippsland Foodmap website, which was officially launched by the Hon Peter Ryan (Deputy Premier), provides a handy way to source local produce including meat, vegetables, preserves and more. 


More? Visit www.southerngippslandfoodmap.com.au

Congratulations to Ashley Radcliff, who has recently been awarded Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australian Horticulturist of the Year for 2013. Ashley has previously won 2006 Science & Innovation Award for Young People.

As one of Ashley’s viticulture lecturers, it is with great pleasure one sees one’s students achieving great outcomes in their careers.

Well done, Ashley and his wife, Holly.

  
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