Members of South Australia’s new industrial hemp industry have met for the first time to share key crop information and learn about the preliminary results from recent research trials, with 10 licences for cultivating and processing now approved by the State Government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.