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…Read more on Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip
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The Ceduna Oysterfest is Australia’s largest oyster festival. Ceduna comes alive with entertainment for all ages, and an abundance of oysters on offer.
More information: www.ceduna.sa.gov.au/oysterfest
This October long weekend, Twenty Third Street distillery presents "Distillery Days" music festival. Indulge in local specialty eats, inspired drinks and cracking entertainment. Australian music legends and the latest hip-hop/electronic artists will fire up the Riverland for a weekend like no other.
Sunday October 1st ‘The Legends’:
Monday October 2nd ‘The Latest’:
With the deadline for Country of Origin Labelling approaching, the Entrepreneurs’ Programme have worked with EQAS Business Development and Piper Alderman to help to de mystify the implementation of 'Country of Origin' Food Labelling.
This is a practical workshop to show how to determine what labelling is required and how to undertake the relevant calculations, as well as integrate this within the existing HACCP and quality systems already in place in the business.
The need for documentation and legal compliance will be discussed with strategies given to minimise the legal risk of non-compliance.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017,
Piper Alderman (top floor of the PwC building)
Attendance is free - register your attendance
The variety of vino on offer from around our fine state ensures there are always new, shiny, precious (and delicious) gems to uncover.
The recently closed-to-traffic Peel Street will sparkle from 4.30pm to 7.30pm on Friday October 13th for HIDDEN GEMS an event that sees 13 wineries from Kangaroo Island, the Riverland, Mt Benson and Robe coming together in the one place.
As the weather warms up, Peel Street is the perfect place for some post-work wines on a Friday night in spring. As a DJ spins some tunes, simply sip-back and enjoy the atmosphere.
When: Friday 13 October 4.30pm - 7.30pm
Taken from the United Nations website:
This day recognizes the role of rural women, including indigenous women, in agricultural and rural development, particularly in developing countries.
Rural women make up over a quarter of the total world population and represent approximately 43 per cent of the agricultural labour force. They depend largely on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihood and the livelihood of others; they produce, process and prepare much of the food available, thereby giving them primary responsibility for food security.
Today, 76 per cent of the extremely poor live in rural areas. Ensuring rural women’s access to productive agricultural resources is key to decreasing world hunger and poverty, and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
This field day will cover:
When: Thursday 19 October, 1.00pm – 5.30pm
Afternoon tea provided. Please register your interest by Monday 16 October on (08) 8762 9100.
Celebrating cheese, wine, kombucha, gin and even chocolate, Ferment the Festival is set to showcase a huge selection of fermented food and beverages this October.
The four-day festival is set to attract more than 20 000 local and international visitors and is a progression of the decade long CheeseFest festival, directed by Premium Food and Wine Ambassador Kris Lloyd.
The State Government is proud to sponsor the festival and a number of events in the broad program, including the demonstrations in the Liquid and Food Labs and Heroes and Stories which will educate consumers on all things fermented, showcase South Australian produce and will be presented by well-known South Australian food and wine personalities.
The Great Wine Capital of the World Pavilion will promote Adelaide / South Australia’s membership to the prestigious global network.
The pavilion will feature wines by winners of the Best of Wine Tourism Awards as well as Masterclasses – A Voyage Around Your Table and Ferment the Grand Tasting.
The sessions have been curated by Paul Henry and are themed as: Brilliant Brands and Beyond - a review of exciting and innovative new styles; Regional Heroes - the classic pairing of varietal and/or stylistic signatures matched to network regions; and Great Wine Capital Landmarks - a review of our International icons and flagships.
'I Choose SA Day' is the day to choose SA! Each time you support South Australian businesses and service providers you positively impact the future of our state.
There are multiple activities happening on I Choose SA Day.
Visit the Brand SA website for more details.
SEGRA 2017 - Disruption : a catalyst for change
This year's conference will focus on what are the characteristics of the great adapters and changers and how this is manifested in political, business and community leadership, planning, governing, managing and marketing.
SEGRA is being held in the Upper Spencer Gulf, a region of diversity and convergence, focused around the tri-city alliance of Port Augusta, Whyalla and Port Pirie.
PIRSA is proud to be Major Sponsor of SEGRA 2017.
More information: SEGRA website
This workshop will help businesses better understand product labelling requirements (including compliance), and explain how to maximise product performance.
Date: Thursday 26 October 2017
Taken from the CSIRO website:
Requirements for labelling of food and beverage products in Australia is a complex, changing and much debated area. To help businesses better understand product labelling requirements including compliance and well as opportunities to maximise product performance, CSIRO is hosting a series of free workshops to myth-bust and answer common labelling questions including:
The workshop will cover topics that address the overlap of marketing, nutrition and health science and the law. Attendees will have the opportunity to have a free one-on-one meeting with the presenters for a product assessment and discussion about their business needs.
This is a free event hosted by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneur's Programme in collaboration with CSIRO
29 Sep - 01 Oct
01 Oct - 02 Oct
19 Oct - 22 Oct
Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Phone: 0423 296 579
Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development
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