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

$50,000 for Fund My Idea recipients in Whyalla and Central Outback

21 April 2017

Two vital projects in the far and mid north have received $50,000 from the State Government's public-voted Fund My Idea program.

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Active industry leader wins Women in Horticulture Award

13 April 2017

A capsicum grower on the Northern Adelaide Plains has won this year's AUSVEG SA Women in Horticulture Award.

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$63,000 grant for Far North underground bakery to generate seven jobs

13 April 2017

An historic Flinders Ranges township will receive a major tourism boost with support from a $63,000 State Government Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures grant.

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Spray drift: think about your neighbours

13 April 2017

Producers are being reminded to be vigilant on the use of agricultural chemicals and the potential impact spraying can have on neighboring properties.

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Play your part in locating locusts

12 April 2017

South Australians are being encouraged to play an active role in monitoring locust populations - by reporting sightings via a new webpage.

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Ascochyta blight advice for pulse growers

10 April 2017

South Australian chickpea growers are being urged to consider their ability to effectively manage ascochyta blight before planting the crop.

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Expanded irrigation area to create 3700 jobs for Northern Adelaide

10 April 2017

The State Government has committed to invest $110 million to help expand the Northern Adelaide Plains irrigated food production area, which would create 3700 jobs in and around Adelaide's northern suburbs and add more than $500 million a year to the…

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Research enriching the lives of shy chooks

7 April 2017

Shy hens are overcoming their fear of open spaces - thanks to shade shelters, sand pits and hay bales.

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Fishers inspected in Port Augusta compliance operation

5 April 2017

Recreational fishers are reminded to familiarise themselves with the new recreational fishing rules following detections at Port Augusta last month.

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Stage 2 of 90-day transport project begins as first stage reaps millions in benefits

4 April 2017

The second stage of a transport project - which has already reaped an estimated $56m in benefits to primary producers - is set to start with a new survey launched at Country Cabinet.

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