The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia.

We are responsible for maintaining the prosperity of the state's primary industries and regions.

South Australia's primary industries and agribusiness generated $18.5 billion of revenue in 2022–23, with direct employment and associated processing at 78,000 (full-time equivalent). These industries accounted for 51% of the state's merchandise exports.

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    Emergence pests, slaters, green peach aphid, and turnip aphids.

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    Bait for slugs and snails, destroy the green bridge, emerging crop pests, and look out for fall army worm.

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