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A BOOST IN KEEPING SA VINE PEST FREE

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The Riverlands vital wine grape industry could benefit from increased efforts to ensure SA vineyards remain free of phylloxera and other diseases and pests.

Vineheath Australia welcomed 5 new board members this week, a move welcomed by member for chaffey Tim Whetstone.

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development TimWhetstonesaid for more than a century Vinehealth Australia has been protecting the state’s enviable status of being free of phylloxera, the vine destroying pest

Vinehealth Australia Chief Executive Officer Inca Lee said she and her team were looking forward to working with the new Board to deliver results for the grape and wine industries.

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