Podcasts and videos
Dr Mary Retallack, EcoVineyards Adelaide Hills ground cover event, Spring 2023
An introduction to ground covers and EcoGrower demonstration sites throughout Australia
Join National EcoVineyards Program Manager Dr Mary Retallack who introduces the topic of ground covers (including cover crops) in vineyards and showcases a range of EcoGrower demonstration sites throughout Australia. This video was captured at the Adelaide Hills Wine Region ground covers event in November 2023.
Dan Falkenberg – Eden Hall Wines EcoVineyards Adelaide Hills ground cover event, Spring 2023
Practical insights into establishing native perennial grasses in vineyards
Join EcoGrower Dan Falkenberg who has pioneered the use of native grasses and forbs in vineyards to find out more about enhancing biodiversity in the vineyard both above and below ground. This video was captured at the Adelaide Hills Wine Region ground covers event in November 2023.
Andrey Fairney – Seeding Natives EcoVineyards Adelaide Hills ground cover event, Spring 2023
Native ground cover field walk with Andrew Fairney from Seeding Natives
Join Andrew Fairney from Seeding Natives Inc who leads a group discussion at Aylwen Dennis native grasses demonstration site at Lobethal, South Australia and answers practical questions about each treatment used to prepare the ground before establishment. This video was captured at the Adelaide Hills Wine Region ground covers event in November 2023.
Farmerama Radio - Dr Retallack talks about agro-ecological approaches to managing vineyards
Dr Mary Retallack was invited to join Farmerama Radio’s award winning podcast series to discuss agro-ecological approaches to managing vineyards across Australia.
Farmerama is an independent radio featuring stories of hope from those at the very roots of the regenerative farming movement.
Dr Mary Retallack had a fantastic chat with Abby Rose from Vidacycle in the UK, who hosts the Regenerative Viticulture Series, discussing all things EcoVineyards and an ecological approach to growing winegrapes.
The Regenerative Viticulture Series shares the latest experimental thinking in growing diversity, resilience and soil health in vineyards.
EcoVineyards Are Uniting Project Partners to Grow Resilience and Functional Biodiversity | 2022 National Landcare Conference
Dr Retallack presented at the 2022 National Landcare Conference.
Learn more about a suite of native insectary plants that grow resilience and enhance functional biodiversity in production systems, and how the EcoVineyards project is generating multiple, measurable and tangible benefits including biodiversity enhancement, native vegetation cover, biological control of grapevine pests, improved soil health, habitat for endangered birds, microbats and reptiles and improved landscape aesthetics.
Talkin' Harnessing Nature to Manage Vineyard Pests
In this Talkin’ After Hours podcast episode Jo and Kate talk to South Australian viticulturist, natural systems thinker, scientist and educator, Dr Mary Retallack.
Tune in as we take a dive into Mary’s research, the world of native insectaries and why growers are sitting up and listening…
2022 Bob Hawke Landcare Award Finalist
South Australian viticulturist Dr Mary Retallack was a finalist for the 2022 Bob Hawke Landcare Award. She is currently spearheading a collective movement within the wine community with the National EcoVineyards Program, earning her a spot in the top three finalists for the Bob Hawke Landcare Award.
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