Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News

Greater flexibility provided to Rock Lobster fishery

20 October 2017

Outcomes from research carried out by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the research division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), has resulted in the outer region of the Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery bein…

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Australia's first fermentation festival held in Adelaide

19 October 2017

The inaugural Ferment the Festival, kicks off today at Rundle Park showcasing some of the best fermented food and beverages made right here in South Australia.

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South Australia's crop estimate revised upwards

18 October 2017

South Australia's 2017-18 estimated grain harvest has been revised upwards to 6.7 million tonnes, from an earlier prediction of 6.4 million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion.

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Ocean views from your desktop or device

18 October 2017

South Australia's fishing, aquaculture and other marine industries now have access to high resolution real-time ocean forecasts of ocean currents with the development of eSA-Marine, a revolutionary mapping system.

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Offers go out for final round of River Murray irrigation grant program

11 October 2017

Seventy-seven River Murray-based irrigation projects have been offered a share of $38 million in funding under the fourth and final round of the highly successful Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP).

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Avoid spreading Caulerpa

11 October 2017

Boat owners who sail in West Lakes, North Haven, Outer Harbor and the Port River-Barker Inlet system need to ensure their activities do not contribute to the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia (caulerpa).

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Popup wine events in Adelaide’s laneways

11 October 2017

Throughout the remainder of 2017, popup wine events will be held in Adelaide’s laneways, showcasing a variety of South Australia’s distinct wine regions.

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Don't get the drift - think before you spray

9 October 2017

Think about neighbours, particularly with vineyards, and don't underestimate the potential distance of impact before spraying weeds this spring, PIRSA is warning crop producers.

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Crystal Brook saleyard opens for business

4 October 2017

A new sheep saleyard facility will open for business in Crystal Brook today.

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Government protects precious native vegetation in the Mid North

29 September 2017

High value native vegetation in the western part of the Wirrabara forest are being safeguarded for future generations and incorporated into the greater South Australian parks system.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development
Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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