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

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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Final week to apply for $10 000 hailstorm recovery grants

5 June 2017

Primary producers affected by last year's Riverland freak hailstorm have less than a week to apply for a recovery assistance grant of up to $10 000.

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More than 2,000 delegates come to Adelaide for Hort Connections

16 May 2017

More than 2,000 Australian horticulture industry delegates are in Adelaide this week for the biggest horticulture event in Australia, Hort Connections 2017.

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New round of hugely successful grants scheme for South Australia’s wine industry

28 April 2017

Off the back of a hugely successful last round, South Australian wineries are again being encouraged to bring their most exciting cellar door ideas forward by applying for assistance under the South Australian Wine Industry Development Scheme, 2017-1…

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Active industry leader wins Women in Horticulture Award

13 April 2017

A capsicum grower on the Northern Adelaide Plains has won this year's AUSVEG SA Women in Horticulture Award.

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Expanded irrigation area to create 3700 jobs for Northern Adelaide

10 April 2017

The State Government has committed to invest $110 million to help expand the Northern Adelaide Plains irrigated food production area, which would create 3700 jobs in and around Adelaide's northern suburbs and add more than $500 million a year to the…

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South Australia celebrates best ever harvest

30 March 2017

The final numbers are in and South Australia's grain growers have delivered a record-breaking grain harvest, producing 11.1 million tonnes in 2016-17 - or enough to fill the Adelaide Oval to the top of the highest stand 15.6 times.

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South East wine industry shares in $180,000 funding

24 March 2017

Wineries in the state's South East are reaping the benefits of the State Government's new $1.8 million SA Wine Industry Development Scheme (SAWIDS) designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine sector.

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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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