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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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First step in $25 million SA Dog Fence rebuild

The Marshall Liberal Government has taken the first step in the $25 million rebuild of 1,600 kilometres of the South Australian Dog Fence with initial procurement information for prospective suppliers and contractors released today.

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Food safety training to grow SA dairy culture

A new program will boost the dairy industry’s food safety culture and training options to ensure South Australian dairy processors remain at the forefront in best practice, thanks to $65,000 from the Marshall Liberal Government.

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SA researchers create cutting edge pest technology

A new state-of-the-art weapon in the fight against agricultural pests and diseases developed by South Australian researchers has been launched. 

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Increased random roadblock program to combat interstate fruit fly threat

The Marshall Liberal Government will boost the number of random quarantine roadblocks in the 2019-20 season to further protect South Australia from the threat of fruit fly. 

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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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