Microbats could be the wine industry's ticket to pest control, experts say

Rachel Simmonds
April 7 2024 - 4:00am
Fowles Winery owner Matt Fowles is participating in an on-farm study to discover microbats' potential for pest control. Picture by Rachel Simmonds
Fowles Winery owner Matt Fowles is participating in an on-farm study to discover microbats' potential for pest control. Picture by Rachel Simmonds

A STRATHBOGIE Ranges winemaker has teamed up with experts to discover whether bats are the answer to saving the national industry $50 million in costs each year.

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Rachel Simmonds

Rachel Simmonds

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Rachel is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. She covers all aspects of Victoria's farming community and industry. To get in contact, email rachel.simmonds@stockandland.com.au

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