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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

A new partnership between the State Government and the University of Adelaide to deliver an AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.

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Seven innovative wine start-ups announced for FOMENT

Seven highly innovative wine and tourism tech start-ups have been announced as part of the Marshall Liberal Government funded FOMENT program.

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Zero tolerance success as fruit flies stopped at SA border

Five pieces of larvae-infested fruit were successfully seized and stopped from entering the Riverland by Biosecurity SA inspectors in the first four months of the Marshall Liberal Government’s zero tolerance policy.

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Commercial Marine Scalefish reform consultation

Long-term sustainable fish stocks and profitable businesses are the focus of a Commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery reform consultation paper which is open for industry feedback for another week.

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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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