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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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Marshall Liberal Government delivers transparency to seafood sector

The Marshall Liberal Government has delivered on another election commitment to the seafood sector as it releases the KPMG report into PIRSA’s cost recovery of fisheries and aquaculture.

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Nominations closing for new recreational fishing advisory council

Recreational fishers have less than a week left to nominate for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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SA Oyster Industry on the road to Recovery

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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South Australia's Food and Wine Revenue reaches record $20.3 Billion

South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the latest State Government 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard.

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Critical Water Infrastructure Funding for EP Farmers

The Marshall Liberal Government will commit $500,000 to a new water infrastructure project on the Eyre Peninsula after the Premier and Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development visited drought-affected farmers last week.

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Holiday Fishers Reminded to Brush Up on Limits

Holidaymakers and keen recreational fishers are reminded to make themselves aware of fishing rules ahead of the Australia Day long weekend.

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State Government Waives $1.3m Lenswood Cold Stores Co-Operative Society Debt

The State Government has waived a $1.3 million debt by one of the state’s largest apple packing and storage facilities, Lenswood Cold Stores Co-Operative Society so it can continue to support Adelaide Hills apple and pear producers.

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