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Bilby bounces in to change the game for the oats industry

A game-changing new oat variety developed in South Australia, which will be healthier for consumers and has significant benefits for farmers, has been launched at the Royal Adelaide Show today.

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Passionate wine writing to flow for new Wine Media Cadet

Young wine advocate Mariette Morris has been named the 2019 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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Beefing up trespass laws to protect farmers

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced new measures to better protect farmers and primary producers from trespass by animal activists and other protesters.

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Accelerating growth in the food, wine and agribusiness sector

A discussion paper focused on growing South Australia’s $14.8 billion food, wine and agribusiness sector as part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s ‘Growth State’ initiative is now open for consultation.

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Fruit Fly Quarantine Station

Tim Whetstone, Primary Industries Minister 

 

ABC RADIO ADELAIDE August 28

 

Fruit Fly Quarantine Station

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$3.8 million funding injection for livestock industry

Protecting the state’s sheep and cattle industries from biosecurity threats, controlling wild dogs, and enhancing animal health and disease surveillance are the focus for $3.8 million of livestock industry funds.

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Five towns named finalists for Ag Town of the Year

Cleve, Kapunda, Langhorne Creek, Millicent and Renmark have today been announced as finalists for the inaugural South Australian Ag Town of the Year award.

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Optimistic early estimate for 2019-20 grain season

The first grain estimate for the 2019–20 season indicates South Australian production may eclipse the past two years with estimates at 7.95 million tonnes, the highest since 2016-17.

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New advisory group to drive SA AgTech growth

Nine South Australian business, industry and academic leaders have been appointed to the new Minister’s AgTech Advisory Group to provide a co-ordinated and long-term approach to the development and uptake of technology in agriculture in South Australia.

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Lifting stifling GM moratorium gives farmers a choice

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced farmers on mainland South Australia will be given the choice to plant Genetically Modified (GM) food crops next season.

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