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AgTech survey results demonstrate need for greater on-farm uptake

21 July 2020

More than 50 per cent of primary producers are not currently investing in technology on-farm, according to a survey undertaken by the Marshall Liberal Government's AgTech Advisory Group.

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South Australia’s roo harvest expansion supports job growth

20 July 2020

There has been a spike in kangaroo field processor jobs in South Australia since the expansion of the state's commercial kangaroo harvest zone six months ago.

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Thousands of seasonal jobs up for grabs

16 July 2020

Up to 1800 new jobs are up for grabs through the State Government's Seasonal Jobs SA website as we approach grain harvest season in South Australia.

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First section of $25m Dog Fence rebuild complete

15 July 2020

The once-in-a-generation $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence has reached a major milestone, with the first section of the work completed.

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Calling all salmon fishers: donate your fish guts

10 July 2020

The State Government is encouraging recreational fishers across the state to become citizen scientists and help protect the future of South Australia's iconic Australian Salmon by donating filleted frames for research.

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New seafood campaign causes splash: ‘Same Dish, New Fish’

9 July 2020

Seafood lovers and recreational fishers are being encouraged to consider new artisan fish species when next thinking about what to put on the dinner table or when casting a line.

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FaBS support for farming and rural communities

9 July 2020

South Australian farmers struggling through drought and recovery from the summer's devastating bushfires now have more support through an expansion of the State Government's Family and Business Support (FaBS) program.

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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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