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State Government seeks feedback on meat processing on Kangaroo Island

The Marshall Liberal Government is seeking feedback from the Kangaroo Island livestock industry and community on opportunities for small-scale artisan and on-farm meat processing as part of an election commitment. 

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Recreational fishers speak on representation

Recreational fishers have had their say as part of the State Government’s consultation on the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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Family and Business Support program rolls out in drought-affected regions

Eight Family and Business (FaB) Support mentors have been appointed across drought-affected areas of upper Eyre Peninsula, Murray-Mallee, mid and Upper North, and the pastoral areas.

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Time running out to have your say on review of moratorium on GM food crops

There’s less than two weeks left for people to have their say and make written submissions to the State Government’s independent review of the moratorium on genetically modified food crops in South Australia.

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State Government support for strawberry industry

The Marshall Liberal Government will provide up to $50,000 to the South Australian Produce Market to purchase and install a metal detector to help boost consumer confidence in the strawberry industry, with the local growing season just weeks away.

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Play your part this long weekend to keep South Australia fruit fly free

Travellers are being reminded to ‘Eat It, Bin It or Declare It’ if they bring fruit and vegetables into South Australia this long weekend to ensure the state maintains its fruit fly free status.

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First bite at new Australian apricot varieties to provide welcome boost to industry

The State Government has officially unveiled 17 new and improved varieties of apricots specifically bred to maximise returns to growers, today at the Riverland Field Days.

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Chaffey Electorate Events

Chaffey Electorate
The Hon. T.J. WHETSTONE (Chaffey—Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development) (15:44): I have great pride in rising to talk about some great local events in Chaffey that I have recently attended.

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State Government launches summer fruit fly assault

The Marshall Liberal Government will operate additional random roadblocks into the Riverland and appoint a dedicated coordinator as part of a suite of measures to ramp up protection against fruit fly for the coming summer. 

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Fruit fly defences bolstered as quarantine station opens

A key quarantine station protecting South Australia from interstate pest pressure including fruit fly has opened in the mid north.

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