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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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News - Regions SA

Last chance for River Murray irrigators to access 3IP grant funding

22 March 2017

Round Four of the $240 million South Australian River Murray Sustainability Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP) is now open for Expressions of Interest - with almost $40 million available for irrigators.

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RDIF helps grow Renmark design business

21 March 2017

A new location and expanded premises has seen well-known Renmark design business, Tri State Graphics, increased its workload, employ three new staff and take on new services.

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90-day transport project reaps $56m in benefits as work starts on Eudunda bypass

15 March 2017

Works will start this week on a heavy vehicle bypass at Eudunda - one of the reforms from a 90-day transport project which has already saved the agricultural industry more than $50 million in transport costs.

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Gawler River floodplains producers back to business

23 February 2017

Northern Adelaide Plains vegetable and fruit growers are returning to production, with harvest underway and flood waste removed from their properties.

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New saleyard for Crystal Brook

15 February 2017

A new sheep and lamb saleyard is set to be established at Crystal Brook, with support from a $115,000 Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program grant.

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George the Farmer co-creator wins the 2017 SA Rural Women's Award

14 February 2017

Simone Kain’s passion for teaching children about where their food comes from has helped her win the 2017 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award.

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Jobs and growth for Port Pirie home improvement business

9 February 2017

A Port Pirie home improvement business is poised to capitalise on niche market opportunities through support from a State Government grant.

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Finalists announced for SA Rural Women’s Award

8 February 2017

Three finalists are in the running to be named the 2017 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award recipient for South Australia.

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New Loxton Research Centre video

3 February 2017

Check out our new video on the Loxton Research Centre.

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Loxton upgrade shines spotlight on local food and wine

3 February 2017

Newly upgraded Loxton Research Centre to boost agricultural research and innovation. This research can help boost yields and exports and create more jobs. $7.5 million upgrade funded by the Federal Coalition Government through SARMS

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Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

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Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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