1836-1864

Highlights

1836 – 2003 Developing agriculture science in South Australia

Community–driven discovery

1839 – The South Australian Agricultural Society RA&HSSA
1843 – The Ridley Stripper (Agricultural Engineering)

Main apects of the era

Pioneer land settlement
   > Arable agriculture
   > Pastoralism in rangelands
SA colonial government role in land and farming issues
Community support for agriculture
Wheat growing as a major industry
Stock disease introduced
Livestock management
Rise of the 'Stock firm'
Local wine industry