Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News

Last chance for River Murray irrigators to access 3IP grant funding

22 March 2017

Round Four of the $240 million South Australian River Murray Sustainability Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP) is now open for Expressions of Interest - with almost $40 million available for irrigators.

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RDIF helps grow Renmark design business

21 March 2017

A new location and expanded premises has seen well-known Renmark design business, Tri State Graphics, increased its workload, employ three new staff and take on new services.

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90-day transport project reaps $56m in benefits as work starts on Eudunda bypass

15 March 2017

Works will start this week on a heavy vehicle bypass at Eudunda - one of the reforms from a 90-day transport project which has already saved the agricultural industry more than $50 million in transport costs.

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SA Pipi fishery rakes in sustainability accreditation

9 March 2017

South Australia’s commercial Pipi fishery has reaffirmed its sustainability credentials by achieving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) recertification.

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South Australia's estimated record-breaking crop harvest

9 March 2017

South Australia’s grain farmers have produced an estimated record-breaking 11.1 million tonne harvest for 2016-17, worth a projected $2.2 billion at the farm gate.

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Grants available to help businesses break into premium export markets

7 March 2017

South Australia’s food and beverage businesses are being encouraged to gain industry-standard third-party certifications needed to tap into new markets and attract discerning consumers.

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Funding to kick-start food innovation in SA as successful applicants reap rewards

7 March 2017

Seven new food innovation projects, including developing freeze-dried raw honey crystals and an apple spirit produced from cider pulp waste, have received State Government funding as a new round of grants to help more businesses opens.

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Goolwa Beach reopens to Pipi fishing

24 February 2017

Goolwa Beach reopens for recreational Pipi (Goolwa Cockle) fishing on Saturday 25 February 2017.

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Gawler River floodplains producers back to business

23 February 2017

Northern Adelaide Plains vegetable and fruit growers are returning to production, with harvest underway and flood waste removed from their properties.

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Assistance for primary producers extended to Mid Murray in South Australia

22 February 2017

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell today announced that Category C assistance for primary producers would be extended to the local government area of Mid Murray following…

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development
Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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