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Be a hailstorm hero - buy fruit

20 March 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced $60,000 in funding to reinvigorate the ‘Hailstorm Heroes’ campaign to support local growers by encouraging consumers to buy imperfect apples.

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Abalone poaching party stung with $5,000 fine

19 March 2019

A party of six recreational fishers have been fined over $5,000 for trying to poach abalone with a potential commercial value of $1,500.

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South Australia to exchange expertise through new Great Wine Capitals program

15 March 2019

The State Government will today announce a new Great Wine Capitals Knowledge Exchange Program at the opening of Cellar Door Fest 2019.

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South Australia commits to national fruit fly approach

14 March 2019

The State Government has committed to the Commonwealth Government’s Intergovernmental Agreement on Fruit Fly Management and is now urging other states to follow.

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Watch out for highly invasive weeds

13 March 2019

Members of the public are being urged to report three weeds which have the potential to devastate agriculture and native ecosystems in South Australia.

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$25 million fix required for ageing Dog Fence

7 March 2019

The State Government has today released a report into the South Australian Dog Fence which outlines a return on investment of up to 48 per cent to replace sections that are more than 100 years old at a cost of $25 million.

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Research to clear the air on smoke taint in wine

6 March 2019

The question of whether smoke from stubble burning has any effect on wine grapes will be tested as part of new research being conducted in South Australia’s wine regions.

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Don’t make SA mad in March – leave fruit fly at home

28 February 2019

Interstate travelers heading into South Australia during ‘Mad March’ are being reminded to leave fruit at home and do not put the state at risk of fruit fly devastation.

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South Australia’s grain harvest revised upwards to 5.3 million tonnes

28 February 2019

South Australia’s 2018–19 grain harvest estimate has been lifted to 5.3 million tonnes with many farmers cutting for hay due to the drought and demand for feed.

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Caring for animals during heat

27 February 2019

Animal owners are being reminded to take appropriate precautions to ensure they are properly cared as extreme temperatures are forecast to continue across the state for the rest of the week and into the weekend.

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