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 - Rural Solutions SA

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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$150,000 funding boost for SheepConnect SA

26 September 2017

Primary Industries and Regions SA will commit $150,000 to expand Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) successful sheep extension program SheepConnect SA.

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Meet to discuss proposed water allocation from Bundaleer

13 June 2017

Discussions will take place this month with businesses interested in applying for water for agricultural use from the Bundaleer Reservoir, in the state’s Mid North.

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SA/NT agricultural industry to benefit from road upgrade and access improvements

25 May 2017

Triple road trains and other combinations up to 53.5 metres long, will soon have access to a decoupling facility, including a livestock transfer tower, on Yorkeys Crossing Road.

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Facelift for historic Burra tourism accommodation

25 October 2016

Burra’s heritage listed Paxton Square Cottages built in 1849 are set to be upgraded and modernised with support from a $200,000 State Government Regional Development Fund grant.

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$650,000 grant for Two Wells abattoir redevelopment

25 October 2016

35 ongoing jobs will be created in the state’s Barossa, Light and Lower North region through a redevelopment and extension to the Prime Valley Pastoral abattoir in Two Wells.

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Free workshop to assist South East grain growers in market decisions

28 September 2016

South East grain growers are invited to a free grain marketing workshop to help them identify strategies to maximise returns from this year’s harvest.

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Potential for 5000 jobs as Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme progresses

16 September 2016

A proposal to expand the use of recycled water for primary production in the Northern Adelaide Plains suggests there is the potential to create more than 5000 jobs.

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PIRSA's one-stop-shop at Riverland Field Days

15 September 2016

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) will once again offer a raft of information about its services and programs at this year’s Riverland Field Days at Barmera.

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New Aboriginal Partnerships Unit for state’s primary industries

7 July 2016

A new Aboriginal Partnerships Unit will become a dedicated and central point of advice and leadership for Aboriginal engagement in primary industries and economic development.

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Phone: 0423 296 579

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