FEARS that recently installed fruit and vegetable disposal bins near Yamba could become fruit fly breeding sites have been allayed.
RIVERLAND industry groups have backed SA’s controversial ‘zero tolerance’ approach to fruit fly.
MILLIONS of sterile Queensland fruit flies are being released in Loxton this week as the State Government deploys its shock-and-awe tactic against the potentially devastating pest.
LOCAL growers and industry stakeholders have been advised of new conditions in place for the movement of wine grapes grown in the Loxton fruit fly outbreak and suspension areas.
LOXTON’S fruit fly outbreak has prompted a reminder to visiting friends and family to “eat it or bin it” this festive season.
LIBERAL MP Tony Pasin has cranked up the pressure on his state and federal counterparts to spend more on combating the threat of fruit fly.
‘DON’T move fruit’ is the clear message from PIRSA in the wake of Friday’s Q-fly outbreak in Loxton.
TRANSPARENT protocols will ensure Riverland growers retain market access for their fruit, despite Friday’s fruit fly outbreak in Loxton, an expert says.