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World Fisheries Congress 2020 call for abstracts opens

19 November 2019

It's your chance to share your passion and knowledge in fisheries science, conservation or management as the World Fisheries Congress 2020 call for abstracts opens.

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Research farms to have an AgTech future

1 November 2019

Two AgTech demonstration farms will be established in the South East heralding a new future for State Government-owned research centres.

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Bilby bounces in to change the game for the oats industry

6 September 2019

A game-changing new oat variety developed in South Australia, which will be healthier for consumers and has significant benefits for farmers, has been launched at the Royal Adelaide Show today.

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Recipient announced for the 2019 SARDI Bursary for Women

31 May 2019

Congratulations to Hannah Auricht who has been awarded SARDI's 2019 science bursary for women.

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SA oyster industry on the road to recovery

31 January 2019

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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SARDI joins forces with Adelaide University to increase agricultural research capability

2 January 2019

The State Government has signed a significant agreement with the University of Adelaide to deliver benefits in research, development and extension for primary industries in the state.

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Technology to deliver cost savings to South Australia's Rock Lobster industry

15 October 2018

The State Government is working with South Australia’s valuable Rock Lobster industry to reduce their business costs and deliver environmental benefits to the state.

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First bite at new Australian apricot varieties to provide welcome boost to industry

24 September 2018

The State Government has officially unveiled 17 new and improved varieties of apricots specifically bred to maximise returns to growers at the Riverland Field Days.

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SA scientists continue to help protect oyster industry

22 August 2018

South Australian scientists will continue to lead the nation’s effort to safeguard valuable oyster industries from the threat of disease, after extra funding has been made available.

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Trial manuka plantation site begins in Mid North

16 August 2018

Planting has taken place today at a trial manuka plantation site in the State's Mid North, as part of a project exploring the viability of growing the premium product in the region.

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