Media Releases

Lack of rainfall hits crop growth forecast

A report released today shows South Australia’s grain harvest for 2019–20 is estimated at 6.2 million tonnes as a result of ongoing dry conditions.

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Apply now for the 2020 Rural Women's Award

Emerging female leaders passionate about making change in regional South Australia are being encouraged to apply for the 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Awards with nominations closing at the end of October.

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Southern Zone Recreational Rock Lobster season opens

The Southern Zone Rock Lobster season opens today, with recreational fishers now able to enjoy lowering their pots in the area for the season.

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Longer leases delivered for the aquaculture sector

South Australia’s aquaculture sector is set to benefit from extensions to aquaculture lease terms following the passage of changes to the Aquaculture Act 2001 through parliament last night.

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Almondco Australia cracks $28.5 million expansion

Major South Australian nut producer Almondco will expand its Renmark processing facility creating 50 new jobs, thanks to a $28.55 million Marshall Liberal Government loan.

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Trapping program to upskill producers on wild dogs

South Australia’s pastoralists and land managers will be given hands on skills in the battle to stop the impacts of wild dogs in addition to the Marshall Liberal Government’s $1.2 million trapping program. 

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First step in $25 million SA Dog Fence rebuild

The Marshall Liberal Government has taken the first step in the $25 million rebuild of 1,600 kilometres of the South Australian Dog Fence with initial procurement information for prospective suppliers and contractors released today.

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Food safety training to grow SA dairy culture

A new program will boost the dairy industry’s food safety culture and training options to ensure South Australian dairy processors remain at the forefront in best practice, thanks to $65,000 from the Marshall Liberal Government.

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SA researchers create cutting edge pest technology

A new state-of-the-art weapon in the fight against agricultural pests and diseases developed by South Australian researchers has been launched. 

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Increased random roadblock program to combat interstate fruit fly threat

The Marshall Liberal Government will boost the number of random quarantine roadblocks in the 2019-20 season to further protect South Australia from the threat of fruit fly. 

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