Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has a number of newsletters that you can subscribe to for regular updates on events, news and local stories from our State’s primary industries and regions.
PIRSA News highlights the government's commitment to primary industries and regions through outward-looking stories showcasing the diversity of PIRSA's work.
Subscribe to the PIRSA News:
- biannual hardcopy magazine by emailing email@example.com with your first name, last name and postal address.
- monthly email newsletter by opening the subscription form below.
One Biosecurity Update
Keep up to date with the latest biosecurity news and issues in the areas of animal health, plant health, emergency management, weed and pest management.
SARDI Impacts newsletter
Keep up to date with the latest South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) research outcomes, news and services.
Women Influencing Agribusiness and Regions
Keep up to date with the Women Influencing Agribusiness and Regions Strategy and other stories about innovative and influential women who play a significant role in South Australian agribusiness and regions.
Fish Facts enews keeps recreational and commercial fishers up to date with the latest South Australian fishing news and issues.
We provide grain growers and advisors with the latest information on invertebrate pest activity and management during the winter growing season.
The newsletter offers solutions, warnings and reminders for a range of invertebrate pests of all broadacre crops including cereal, oilseeds, pulses and fodder crops.
The PestFacts newsletter is produced on an as-needed basis and subscription is free. The PestFacts service is funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
Fisheries and Aquaculture Public Consultation
Register to stay informed when PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture undertake public consultation or public meetings are announced.
South Australian Wine Industry Development Scheme
Discover the Barossa's finest produce over one jam-packed weekend.
The Barossa Gourmet Weekend showcases authentic regional food sourced from local producers and accompanied by quality world-class wines.
PIRSA is proud to present “Where Your Food and Fibre Comes From: South Australia’s Primary Industries and Regions’ at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show.
Over ten days visit the Farm Expo for a series of demonstrations and activities showcasing South Australia’s world-class agricultural industries.
Do you know where the food in your lunchbox comes from? Find out at the PIRSA stand through fun interactive displays and activities that will show you where our produce is farmed here in South Australia.
Situated in the Farm Expo, located next to Taste South Australia, the PIRSA stand will showcase our state’s agricultural industries, with demonstrations from meat and livestock, wool, dairy, horticulture and more!
Demonstrations will be held daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm where you can:
With different demonstrations each day, guests are guaranteed to learn something new as they are introduced to inspiring farmers, processors and business owners who are proud to support South Australia’s agricultural industries.
Check the calendar of activities () at the PIRSA stand.
For a full timetable check www.theshow.com.au
The Royal Adelaide Show and its connection to South Australia’s primary industries goes hand in hand with PIRSA’s purpose to grow primary industries and drive regional development.
PIRSA has been proud to support the Agricultural Societies Council of South Australia for the past 15 years to assist in the Rural Ambassador and Young Rural Ambassador Programs and recognises the importance of the program to regional communities, country shows and youth in agriculture.
As one of the biggest agricultural events of the year, the show provides an opportunity to educate showgoers on PIRSA’s work in these areas and how we work with industry to drive the agriculture, food and beverage sectors economic contribution.
The AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award acknowledges and supports the essential role women play in rural businesses, industries and communities.
We want to hear from you if you want to create impact, innovate and enhance the prosperity of rural and regional Australia. State and territory winners receive a $10,000 bursary, professional development opportunities and access to a thriving Alumni network.
Applications open 3 September – 31 October 2018.
Learn more at agrifutures.com.au/rwa
Mallee Sustainable Farming invites producers to attend this event at the Waikerie Football Club. Includes a visit to drought feed lots and grazing paddocks with livestock consultant Hamish Dickson from AgriPartner Consulting, Dr Jeremy Rogers from PIRSA, and David Schubert from Dodgshun Medlin Agronomist. Download the event flyer ().
For more information contact Tanja Morgan, firstname.lastname@example.org or 0429 395 918
Date: Monday, 3 September 2018
With soil moisture still low, fodder reserves difficult to find and forecasts for a short spring, this workshop will provide producers with proactive decision making information to help make the most of opportunities and manage the risk for the coming months. Download the event flyer ().
RSVP or further enquiries – email@example.com or 0409 287 261
Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
Mallee Sustainable Farming invites producers to attend this event at the Mallee Sustainable Farming Loxton Field Day. PIRSA’s Tiff Bennett will talk about feed options and feed budgeting in a dry year and Dr Jeremy Rogers will cover animal health and welfare and general questions. Download the event flyer ().
Date: Friday, 14 September 2018
The program will include field trials plus broad-acre farm demonstrations, paddock inspections and research and development information on current projects.
For more details, phone 08 8680 6200
The Riverland Field Days are a very popular 2 day annual event that attracts thousands of people from throughout South Australia and beyond.
The field days include the latest in agricultural machinery, equipment and services, demonstrations, information sessions, activities, entertainment, tastings, trade exhibits and much more.
Hawker Community Sports Centre
Demonstrations and trade display will include:
This project is supported by Primary Industries and Regions SA, SA Sheep Industry Fund and South Australian Arid Lands Natural Resources Management Board.
Registrations are now open for the ABARES Barossa Regional Outlook conference on Wednesday 26 September.
This free conference will explore the current issues for agriculture at sessions focused on:
Come and meet local and industry speakers and discuss a range of issues including the latest commodity data and economic trends, climate and weather trends, using technology to improve on-farm decisions.
Program and presenters
Venue: Melrose Showgrounds
Please RSVP: Landmark Melrose on 8666 2121
Program and presenters
Venue: Burra Sporting Complex
Please RSVP to Michael Wurst on 0418 803 685
This event is supported by Sheep Connect SA & Elders ,and is jointly funded by Primary Industries and Regions SA and the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board.
31 Aug - 02 Sep
31 Aug - 09 Sep
03 Sep - 31 Oct
10 Sep, 1pm - 5pm
14 Sep, 12pm - 5pm
21 Sep - 22 Sep
25 Sep, 9am - 4pm
26 Sep, 12pm - 4pm
27 Sep, 12pm - 4pm
Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development, Fisheries & Aquaculture and Forestry
Phone: 0477 359 248
Agriculture, Food & Wine, Biosecurity and SARDI
Phone: 0455 091 908
Please visit the subscription centre to subscribe to PIRSA newsletters.