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Blue Crab and Rock Lobster fishers build for future

1 July 2020

South Australia’s Blue Crab and Rock Lobster fishers are charting a more sustainable future for their industries in new commercial fishing management plans coming into effect today.

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AgTech program to support Riverland food producers

30 June 2020

An AgTech pilot program aimed at supporting long-term business growth is being rolled out in the Riverland to assist primary producers improve their profitability.

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Mobile coverage win for the Mid North

30 June 2020

Digital connection in the Mid North will receive a boost with a $600,000 partnership to tackle a mobile phone black spot at Roseworthy.

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Starting to seal the Strzelecki Track

30 June 2020

The Strzelecki Track will start to be sealed in one of South Australia's biggest regional road projects that will unlock massive investment, drive exports and create more jobs.

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South Australian horticulture’s $14.6m in net benefits

29 June 2020

South Australian horticulture producers can now apply for grants of up to $300,000 to install new or replace damaged netting, helping those who have been impacted by hailstorms in recent years.

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Eyre Peninsula water project provides pipeline of growth for farmers

29 June 2020

Farmers on the Eyre Peninsula now have a secure water source to help grow agriculture in the region following the completion of the $1.5 million Coolanie Water Scheme project.

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McLaren Vale wine to flow with new water infrastructure

29 June 2020

McLaren Vale grape growers have a bunch of reasons to celebrate completion of a $7.3 million water infrastructure projectat Seaford Heights which will have huge flow-on benefits for the region.

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More support for drought-affected farmers

26 June 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is continuing to support drought-affected farmers across South Australia with a new program to help build stronger business models and improve long-term resilience.

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Sheep producers to watch out for campylobacter

26 June 2020

PIRSA is advising sheep producers, particularly those in high rainfall areas, to be vigilant on the health of pregnant ewes following reports of a number of late term abortions.

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First licence surrendered under commercial fishing reforms

26 June 2020

The first fishing licence has been formally surrendered as part of the Marshall Liberal Government's historic $24.5 million commercial fishing reforms.

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