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New apiary taskforce tackling pollination demand

A new Apiary Taskforce has been formed to drive further economic opportunities for the state’s bee industry, with a further 20,000 hives required to meet pollination demand in the South Australian almond industry.

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New MRI to Boost Riverland Patient Care

Riverland residents will benefit from a $4 million Marshall Liberal Government funding injection for a new MRI machine and surrounding capital works at the Riverland General Hospital.

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$32,600 fruit fly sting for Victorian drivers

One in five Victorian drivers pulled over at a Bordertown random roadblock in the lead up to the Labour Day long weekend were found concealing fruit and will be fined $375 each.

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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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