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Biosecurity awareness to restrict the spread of AVG

10 April 2024

Fishers in South Australia's south eastern waters are being encouraged to observe good biosecurity practices over the school holidays to restrict the spread of abalone viral ganglioneuritis (AVG).

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Snapper community release for SA's future stocks

9 April 2024

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) is hosting a community event at Black Point, on Yorke Peninsula next week to celebrate the release of thousands of baby Snapper, known as fingerlings, into Gulf St Vincent.

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Strong result overall for South Australia's grain industry

9 April 2024

Despite a favourable start to the 2023–24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in a number of regions.

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Assistance for South Australian wine grape growers

8 April 2024

Wine grape growers across the state who are experiencing challenges due to the current oversupply of red wine grapes will soon be able to access additional support through a State Government grant to Rural Business Support.

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Limestone Coast armed with state's top gear for disaster risk and resilience

5 April 2024

Funding to support disaster resilience in the primary industries has been highlighted today at the South Australian Forest Products Association (SAFPA) disaster resilience summit in Mt Gambier.

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Next steps for SA's sheep and goat eID traceability system

4 April 2024

Vital next steps for South Australia's implementation of an electronic identification (eID) traceability system for sheep and farmed goats have now been released.

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Easing of fishing restrictions in the South East as AVG response moves to management

28 March 2024

Fishing restrictions in South East waters established to help control the abalone viral ganglioneuritis (AVG) outbreak have been eased, with ongoing conditions, today Thursday 28 March.

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Designer of luxury Merino wool wedding gowns wins SA's Agrifutures Rural Women’s Award

27 March 2024

Nikki Atkinson from the Flinders Ranges has been named as South Australia's winner of the 2024 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.

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Global search underway for Forestry Centre of Excellence Director with SA's 'Timber Legend' appointed GM

21 March 2024

The global search to find an internationally recognised expert to lead South Australia's Forestry Centre of Excellence as Director has begun, with leading forestry researcher Dr Jim O'Heir appointed as the General Manger.

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$17.1 million towards national fight against fire ants

20 March 2024

The State Government has committed an additional $17.1 million to the National Fire Ant Eradication Program to help intensify the fight against one of the world's most invasive pests.

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