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Mid north sheep farmer named 2019 State Rural Ambassador

9 September 2019

A young sheep and cropping farmer from Eudunda has been crowned South Australia’s 2019 State Rural Ambassador Award.

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Invasive Asian Paddle Crab found in SA waters

9 September 2019

A male Asian Paddle Crab (Charybdis japonica), which is a threatening invasive species, has been found in South Australian waters by a commercial Blue Swimmer Crab fisher.

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Bee biosecurity aware

9 September 2019

PIRSA Biosecurity SA is reminding beekeepers to be on the lookout for American Foulbrood (AFB) following a detection in hives in the Mount Barker area.

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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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Regional trials show potential for SA industrial hemp

5 September 2019

Two years of trials in the Riverland and South East of nine different varieties has demonstrated theindustrial hemp industry’s potential in South Australia, according to a State Government reportreleased today.

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Passionate wine writing to flow for new Wine Media Cadet

3 September 2019

Young wine advocate Mariette Morris has been named the 2019 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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Beefing up trespass laws to protect farmers

3 September 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced new measures to better protect farmers and primary producers from trespass by animal activists and other protesters.

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Accelerating growth in the food, wine and agribusiness sector

2 September 2019

A discussion paper focused on growing South Australia’s $14.8 billion food, wine and agribusiness sector as part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s ‘Growth State’ initiative is now open for consultation.

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Water storage project to provide a $33 million boost for McLaren Vale wine region

27 August 2019

The McLaren Vale wine industry is set for a $33 million boost in productivity and the creation of more than 150 jobs as a result of a $7.3 million water storage project which is about to commence.

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$3.8 million funding injection for livestock industry

26 August 2019

Protecting the state’s sheep and cattle industries from biosecurity threats, controlling wild dogs, and enhancing animal health and disease surveillance are the focus for $3.8 million of livestock industry funds.

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