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South Australia's 2018-19 grain harvest estimated at 6.9 million tonnes

31 July 2018

Dry conditions to the start of the sowing season, as well as frost and wind, have played a significant role in South Australia’s 2018–19 grain harvest forecast being below the long-term average at 6.9 million tonnes.

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SA's rural woman of the year champions practical farm safety

16 July 2018

Celebrating the innate problem-solving nature of farming communities can lead to improved safety, according to South Australia's rural woman of the year Alex Thomas.

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Kangaroo Island Figgery aims for world first

21 May 2018

An ambitious plan to make Kangaroo Island the birthplace of fig vinegar and fig wine has received funding through the latest round of the Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program (AFM).

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Making a case for South Australian raw milk cheese making

21 May 2018

South Australian-made raw milk cheese could join the lucrative luxury food market overseas and in Australia through funding from the State Government’s Advanced Foods Manufacturing (AFM) Grants Program.

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Nutritional rich functional foods becoming easier to swallow

21 May 2018

A collaborative major research project to develop nutrient dense foods has received funding through the latest round of the Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program (AFM).

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'Missing link' completed to boost freight productivity

18 May 2018

Freight productivity on Yorke Peninsula is set to be boosted following the completion of the 'missing link' on the Yorke and Copper Coast Highways.

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Crop estimate revised up to 6.9 million tonnes

30 April 2018

South Australia's 2017–18 final grain harvest estimate came in at 6.9 million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion.

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First industrial hemp licences approved

17 April 2018

The first industrial hemp crops are set to be cultivated later this year following the State Government’s approval of the first cultivation licences.

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Pathology scientist wins Women in Horticulture Award

12 April 2018

Sue Pederick from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has won the Women in Horticulture Award at the AUSVEG SA Awards, for recognition of her dedication to plant disease diagnostics work and commitment to working with industry.

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Transport project reaps $80 million in industry benefits

15 February 2018

Primary producers and road transport operators have received estimated industry benefits of at least $80 million from the 90 day Improving Road Transport for the Agriculture Industry project.

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