The COVID-19 pandemic has hamstrung many business-as-usual activities such as Agriculture Victoria’s ability to engage face-to-face with the wine grape growing industry. Many regular extension activities such as regional forums and site visits with growers have been curtailed; however, the current situation has opened the door to new opportunities to engage.
Agriculture Victoria and Wine Victoria have banded together to create an industry specific YouTube Viticulture Biosecurity Channel.
The new Channel provides viewers with an ever-growing library of information-rich video content. You will find videos that provide helpful information about:
- viticulture biosecurity
- tips on good practice hygiene behaviours on-farm
- presentations on viticulture research
- government initiatives such as the Tackling Phylloxera Program.
The Channel is also the home of the new Agriculture Victoria-Wine Victoria webinar series.