Media Releases

Experienced added to Vinehealth Australia board

Five new board members have been appointed to the Vinehealth Australia Board to oversee the efforts in ensuring South Australian vineyards remain free of phylloxera and other diseases and pests.

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New weather stations to protect Riverland food producers

State-of-the-art localised automatic weather stations, which will provide key data to help inform food producers’ decision making, will be installed throughout the Riverland and Mallee - two of South Australia’s key horticulture, grain, and wine growing regions.

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Invasive Asian Paddle Crab found in SA waters

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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Bilby bounces in to change the game for the oats industry

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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Passionate wine writing to flow for new Wine Media Cadet

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

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

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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Fruit Fly Quarantine Station

Tim Whetstone, Primary Industries Minister 

 

ABC RADIO ADELAIDE August 28

 

Fruit Fly Quarantine Station

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$3.8 million funding injection for livestock industry

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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Five towns named finalists for Ag Town of the Year

Cleve, Kapunda, Langhorne Creek, Millicent and Renmark have today been announced as finalists for the inaugural South Australian Ag Town of the Year award.

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