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 - PIRSA archive

Finding solutions for agriculture transport issues

3 November 2014

Improving access for heavy vehicles and agricultural machinery is the focus of a new project to create greater efficiencies and reduce transport costs for primary producers.

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Funds announced for River Murray sustainability research

29 October 2014

ADAPTION of established and new crops to extreme temperatures will be a focus of research offered funding under Round One of the South Australian River Murray Sustainability Programme’s Industry-led Research Sub-Programme (IRSP).

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New era for PIRSA in SA's Mid North

21 October 2014

South Australia’s Mid North region will benefit with the opening of a new Clare office for Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).

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High performing finalists for 2014 SA food Industry awards

16 October 2014

Some of the State’s leading food businesses are in the running for the 2014 South Australian Food Industry Awards following the announcement of the finalists.

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SA set for above average grain crop

17 September 2014

South Australia remains on track for an above average 2014-15 grain crop.

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See farmers in action at the Royal Adelaide Show

5 September 2014

Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Minister, Leon Bignell says the Royal Adelaide Show is a fantastic place for parents to introduce their kids to farm animals and learn about the state’s farm sector. 

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Strategy to encourage more women into agricultural careers

2 September 2014

A new strategy has been devised to encourage more South Australian women to consider careers in agriculture, and to promote development opportunities for women already in the industry.

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New Smartphone tool to make seed growers happy

25 August 2014

A new Smartphone app has been designed to help farmers and seed exporters get their product to market faster.

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Media Contacts

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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