Rural Solutions SA is Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) key delivery agent for major programs and projects across South Australia, and provides consultancy services to private and public sector organisations locally, nationally and internationally.
We provide a wide range of specialist consultancy services within:
- fisheries and aquaculture
- natural resource management
- mining and energy
- regional development sectors.
The $265 million Australian Government funded South Australian River Murray Sustainability (SARMS) Program is being delivered by PIRSA through Rural Solutions SA. SARMS will support South Australian River Murray communities through investment in:
- irrigation efficiencies
- water returns
- irrigation industry assistance
- regional economic development.
We are also leading the New Horizons Program, exploring new techniques to help farmers improve the fertility and productivity of the crop growing soils.
Seed Services Australia, the leading seed inspection, certification and testing program for the Australian seed industry, is delivered as part of Rural Solutions SA.
Our reputation as a provider of consultancy services has been built and maintained through:
- outstanding client focus
- strong people capabilities
- meeting the needs and objectives of stakeholders and customers.
New Horizons for a new seasonAn exciting research program aimed at improving soil to dramatically increase crop production is set to expand, after demonstrating at least a doubling of grain yield in its first season of trials.Read more about New Horizons for a new season
South Australian farmers set to reap massive yield bonanzaTesting of the South Australian Government’s soil improvement program has delivered amazing results.Read more about South Australian farmers set to reap massive yield bonanza
Lime action on acid soilsFarmers across South Australia can benefit from using lime as an effective and economical treatment of acid soils.Read more about Lime action on acid soils
Strong demand for 3IP River Murray irrigation fundRiver Murray irrigators have shown huge demand for Round Two of the Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP).Read more about Strong demand for 3IP River Murray irrigation fund
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More lambs more often workshopWorkshop supporting sheep producers through variable seasons.The ‘More Lambs More Often’ workshop is back in the south east after excellent feedback.Primary Industries and Regions South Aus...
Meet to discuss Drought Concessional LoansPrudential and Rural Financial Services officers from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) will be available to meet with individual farm businesses to discuss the Drought Concession...
- 29 Oct
Random roadblocks protecting SA from fruit flyAs the weather warms up, random roadblocks will be in place to help protect South Australia from fruit fly infestations.Go to the media release for more information. ...
- 24 Mar
Riverland poultry owners advised to increase biosecurity surveillanceBiosecurity SA has advised that it has recently confirmed a case of Infectious Larygotracheitis (ILT) in a backyard poultry flock in the Riverland.
The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.