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Best of Wine Tourism Awards winners crowned

20 September 2019

Seven South Australian wineries from the Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale have today been named winners in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards during a presentation at the National Wine Centre.

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Trapping program to upskill producers on wild dogs

20 September 2019

South Australia’s pastoralists and land managers will be given hands on skills in the battle to stop the impacts of wild dogs in addition to the Marshall Liberal Government’s $1.2 million trapping program.

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First step in $25 million SA Dog Fence rebuild

19 September 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has taken the first step in the $25 million rebuild of 1,600 kilometres of the South Australian Dog Fence with initial procurement information for prospective suppliers and contractors released today.

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Food safety training to grow SA dairy culture

18 September 2019

A new program will boost the dairy industry’s food safety culture and training options to ensure South Australian dairy processors remain at the forefront in best practice, thanks to $65,000 from the Marshall Liberal Government.

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SA researchers create cutting edge pest technology

18 September 2019

A new state-of-the-art weapon in the fight against agricultural pests and diseases developed by South Australian researchers has been launched.

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New Biosecurity SA boss in position at PIRSA

17 September 2019

The new Executive Director of Biosecurity SA in Primary Industries and Regions SA, Nathan Rhodes, has started in the job this week.

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Experience added to Vinehealth Australia board

16 September 2019

Five new board members have been appointed to the Vinehealth Australia Board to oversee the efforts in ensuring South Australian vineyards remain free of phylloxera and other diseases and pests.

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Increased random roadblock program to combat interstate fruit fly threat

13 September 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government will boost the number of random quarantine roadblocks in the 2019-20 season to further protect South Australia from the threat of fruit fly.

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New weather stations to protect Riverland food producers

13 September 2019

State-of-the-art localised automatic weather stations, which will provide key data to help inform food producers’ decision making, will be installed throughout the Riverland and Mallee - two of South Australia’s key horticulture, grain, a…

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Agriculture at heart of Riverland Field Days

11 September 2019

Highlighting the importance of primary industries in South Australia will be a key focus of the Primary Industries and Regions South Australia tent at this year's Riverland Field Days.

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