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Marshall Government supports pig producers

The Marshall Liberal Government will fund the innovative ‘Accidental Counsellor Program’ which is being rolled out by South Australia’s pork industry.

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Ingham's state-wide expansion a jobs boost for Regional South Australia

Hundreds of South Australian jobs have been created, as part of Ingham’s Group Limited’s $279 million state-wide expansion.

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Independent GM Moratorium report released

The State Government has today publicly released the independent review of the South Australian Genetically Modified (GM) Food Crop Moratorium which found the moratorium has cost SA grain farmers at least $33 million since 2004.

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Candidates announced for new recreational fishing body

There will be 42 individual candidates up for election to the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council, revealed today by the State Government.

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War declared on Loxton outbreak with sterile fly release

The State Government has declared war on the Loxton Queensland fruit fly outbreak with the release of millions of sterile flies beginning this week in a major assault to get rid of the pest.

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Nominations closing soon for SA Agricultural Town of the Year award

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone is calling on regional communities to put forward a South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year before nominations close this Friday.

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Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

 The Hon. T.J. WHETSTONE (Chaffey—Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development): I rise today to support this motion, and I cannot emphasise how important this motion is not only to this state but to the machinations of the Murray-Darling Basin. Let's take a little step back in history.

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$400,000 to support apple, pear and cherry growers zap energy costs

More than 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers are set to benefit from a $400,000 State Government grant for new infrastructure aimed at reducing on-farm energy costs

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Finalists annouced for SA Rural Women's Award

Four finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.

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Helping SA's farm water go the distance

The Federal Coalition and South Australian Governments are delivering $5 million in Federal rebates for drought affected livestock farmers who invest in on-farm water infrastructure.

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