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 - Primary Industries

Are your NLIS documents complete?

20 September 2017

Sheep and goat producers are being reminded to ensure stock are correctly identified and that the National Vendor Declaration (NVD) is correctly filled out before leaving their property.

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All of PIRSA's services under one roof at Riverland Field Days

12 September 2017

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) will once again be offering a one-stop-shop for its services and programs at this year's Riverland Field Days.

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Agricultural teacher named State Rural Ambassador

7 September 2017

An agricultural teacher from Orroroo in the Southern Flinders Ranges has been announced as the winner of the 2017 State Rural Ambassador Award – as the awards program reaches its milestone 20th anniversary.

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Operation Poach puts livestock thieves on notice

23 August 2017

SA Police (SAPOL) are stepping up 'Operation Poach' and increasing the number of Livestock Inspectors in country areas, following a rise in livestock theft across the State.

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Australian-­first brands app for SA livestock producers

11 August 2017

South Australian livestock producers are the first in the nation to have access to a 'brand' recording app thanks to a collaboration between the State Government and Livestock SA.

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Dry start to winter affects grain season start

3 August 2017

Seeding for South Australia’s 2017–18 grain cropping season has been prolonged due to the unusually dry start to winter, with the first estimate of the harvest at 6.4 million tonnes.

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Have your say on the regulatory framework for industrial hemp in South Australia

31 July 2017

Regulations governing the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp will be released for public consultation today, with information sessions to be held in metropolitan and regional parts of the State.

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Mice baiting and chemical use alert to combat plague

13 July 2017

Famers are being advised to follow best practice chemical use when combatting mice numbers, which have now reached plague proportions in some areas of South Australia.

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State Government investing in South Australia's beef industry

7 July 2017

The State Government has committed $100,000 toward a Beef Industry Blueprint to improve collaboration across the beef sector, drive growth and boost the value and international competiveness of the industry through a whole of value chain approach.…

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Keep footrot affected sheep out of our livestock markets

13 June 2017

With the advent of winter Primary Industries and Regions (SA) are urging sheep producers to be vigilant in checking for virulent footrot.

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

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