Plant Quarantine services at Waite

Plant Quarantine services at Waite

Live plant material imported into Australia from other countries can introduce exotic pests and diseases that may be harmful to our environment, agriculture and economy. Quarantine regulations are in place to help protect against this risk. The South Australian...
Talented taster rewarded

Talented taster rewarded

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) announced this week that Dan Graham, Winemaker/Manager at RedHeads Studio Wines, was the dux of the 39th Advanced Wine Assessment Course. As dux, Dan has accepted a place as an associate judge for the 2017 Royal Queensland...
Women’s Research Excellence Awards 2017

Women’s Research Excellence Awards 2017

Congratulations to Dr Vanessa Melino and Dr Sunita Ramesh from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at Waite, who are among ten recipients of the 2017 University of Adelaide Women’s Research Excellence Awards. The Women’s Research Excellence Awards, worth...
The science of spaghetti

The science of spaghetti

A pasta industry more than 15,000km from Italy is thriving thanks to a unique collaboration between farmers, durum wheat researchers and a major food manufacturer. Written by Andrew Spence, Originally published by The Lead South Australia. Almost no durum wheat was...

Coombe Vineyard Expansion

The preparation of the new vineyard area has begun in earnest. Significant earthworks limited to the western area of the existing Coombe vineyard (towards the NE arboretum) are being carried out. Over the next few weeks we will have several days where heavy earth...
Half Price City to Bay entry

Half Price City to Bay entry

Team 400! Run, walk or roll in the Sunday Mail City-Bay with the University of Adelaide Blacks team, and we’ll give you HALF PRICE ENTRY thanks to our sponsors at Westpac. Once again, we have partnered with the University of Adelaide and Westpac to offer students,...
Queen’s Birthday Honours for members of the Waite community

Queen’s Birthday Honours for members of the Waite community

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher and Dr Brian Richards on being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2017. Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher (School of Agriculture, Food and Wine) has been named Officer of the Order of Australia in the...

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