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Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise

3 January 2020

The impact of agricultural losses as a result of the recent and ongoing bushfire activity across the state continues to rise.

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Bushfire agricultural impact assessment continues (24/12)

24 December 2019

The ongoing assessment on the impact of agricultural losses as a result of the devastating bushfires across South Australia continues.

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Support local this Christmas in wake of SA bushfires

23 December 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government is urging the community to support local businesses affected by the devastating South Australian bushfires.

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SA evokes AgTech thinking at international event

20 December 2019

South Australia's presence at the Asia-Pacific region's largest agrifood tech event next year will demonstrate the state's growing reputation for AgTech.

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SA crop estimate steady at 6.25 million tonnes

19 December 2019

South Australia’s grain farmers are on track for an estimated harvest of 6.25 million tonnes in 2019–20, an almost 500,000 tonne increase on last year.

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$21m support package for drought-affected SA farmers

10 December 2019

South Australian drought affected farmers will get extra support through a dedicated $21 million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today.

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State Government to work with Riverland growers after devastating hailstorm

5 November 2019

The South Australian Government will immediately work with Riverland growers impacted by yesterday's hailstorm event to assess the damage to crops.

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New Mid North weather stations to avoid the drift

4 November 2019

Cereal and grain producers in the Mid North will have a new tool at their disposal this summer to assist with their summer weed control programs and help avoid spray drift.

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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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Hot potato! Adelaide to host 2023 World Potato Congress

28 October 2019

Experienced researchers and industry experts from across the globe will converge on South Australia in 2023 after Adelaide won the rights to host the 2023 World Potato Congress.

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