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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SA cheesemaker to judge at World Cheese Awards

3 November 2014

The first ever South Australian to judge at the World Cheese Awards will head to London next week for the prestigious event.

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Record crowd expected for CheeseFest

25 October 2014

Cheese lovers will be out in force this weekend for the ninth annual CheeseFest at Rymill Park.

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SADA Fresh milk celebrates first anniversary

25 October 2014

The South Australian Dairyfarmers Association (SADA) is celebrating the first anniversary of its own milk brand, reaching the one million litre milestone.

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Pest and disease protection for winegrape growers

15 October 2014

The State Government has thrown its weight behind the Phylloxera and Grape Industry Board of SA’s five-year Strategic Plan which aims to expand its support for Australia’s $4.2 billion wine industry and to help secure SA’s phylloxera-free status.…

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Celebrating agricultural excellence in SA

14 October 2014

Two young South Australians will receive grants to further their careers after being honoured at tonight’s Agricultural Bureau of SA’s annual Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture awards.

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Drought assistance flows to Far North pastoralists

24 September 2014

The first grants from a new State and Federal Government fund to assist drought-affected pastoralists in the state’s Far North have been approved.

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New mandarin packhouse increases Riverland citrus opportunities

26 August 2014

An innovative mandarin packhouse built at Bookpurnong to improve fruit quality and increase exports from the Riverland is now up and running after being awarded a $420,000 grant from the State Government’s Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund.

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Young South Australians dominate in rural awards

25 August 2014

South Australia has dominated in the Australasian Young Judges Competitions held last week in Queensland.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

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Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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