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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News

Ocean views from your desktop or device

18 October 2017

South Australia's fishing, aquaculture and other marine industries now have access to high resolution real-time ocean forecasts of ocean currents with the development of eSA-Marine, a revolutionary mapping system.

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Offers go out for final round of River Murray irrigation grant program

11 October 2017

Seventy-seven River Murray-based irrigation projects have been offered a share of $38 million in funding under the fourth and final round of the highly successful Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP).

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Avoid spreading Caulerpa

11 October 2017

Boat owners who sail in West Lakes, North Haven, Outer Harbor and the Port River-Barker Inlet system need to ensure their activities do not contribute to the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia (caulerpa).

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Popup wine events in Adelaide’s laneways

11 October 2017

Throughout the remainder of 2017, popup wine events will be held in Adelaide’s laneways, showcasing a variety of South Australia’s distinct wine regions.

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Don't get the drift - think before you spray

9 October 2017

Think about neighbours, particularly with vineyards, and don't underestimate the potential distance of impact before spraying weeds this spring, PIRSA is warning crop producers.

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Crystal Brook saleyard opens for business

4 October 2017

A new sheep saleyard facility will open for business in Crystal Brook today.

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Government protects precious native vegetation in the Mid North

29 September 2017

High value native vegetation in the western part of the Wirrabara forest are being safeguarded for future generations and incorporated into the greater South Australian parks system.

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$800,000 in grants for food and beverage businesses to taste success

28 September 2017

Applications for Round 4 of the Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program are now open, to help South Australian businesses develop new and exciting products.

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PIRSA and GRDC set new horizons for soil program

27 September 2017

Outcomes from South Australia’s successful New Horizons soil modification program will help frame a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) research investment to investigate the management of sandy soils across three states.…

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Applications open in SA for 2018 Rural Women's Award

27 September 2017

South Australian rural women are urged to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, which recognises emerging leaders in primary industries and regional communities.

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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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