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Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak declared in Kilburn area

An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared in the Kilburn area following the detection of a single female fly on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.A 1.5 kilometre q…

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Queensland fruit fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park area

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been declared in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection confirmed in the area on Wednesday 14 February 2018.A 1.5 kilometre quarantine area has been established around the outbreak, and an eradicati…

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News - Regions SA

2018 Rural Women's Award winner for South Australia

19 February 2018

Alex Thomas has been named the South Australian recipient of the 2018 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award and will go on to represent the State at the national final in Canberra in September.

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Autumn Fruits continues to grow on good ideas

14 February 2018

From the heart of one of South Australia’s most iconic food bowls, Glossop fruit growers, Bill Efrosinis and Sandy Iosefellis, are redefining what it means to turn one good idea into another – and another.

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Rootstock performance changing over time

12 February 2018

Wine changes with age and it appears that the rootstocks the vines grow on may as well.

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Announcing South Australia’s Rural Women’s Award finalists for 2018

12 February 2018

Three women have been named as finalists for the 2018 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women's Awards, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.

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Meet the Westlakes – farming South Australia’s future

8 February 2018

In the three years since self-labelled ‘Google farmers’ Alex and Mark Westlake bought their own 12-hectare plot outside of Murray Bridge, they’ve learned to be grateful for two things.

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World-leading wine technology company to build headquarters in South Australia

1 February 2018

A Nuriootpa-based business – specialising in producing innovative wine technologies – has been offered a $500,000 State Government to support a project that will create 19 full-time equivalent ongoing jobs.

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Making the most of Tailem Bend's upcoming tourism boon

31 January 2018

A $200,000 State Government grant has been offered to Tailem Bend’s Riverside Hotel Motel to help create a new outdoor dining experience with spectacular views overlooking the River Murray.

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$3.7 million Clare Research Centre officially opened

30 January 2018

Clare will be home to the ‘jewel in the crown’ for grains research and development for the Mid North and Yorke Peninsula following today’s official opening of a modern 3.7 million research centre.

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Dairy rises to the occasion for water savings

29 January 2018

An innovative 'pipe and riser' project is taking Golders Dairy Farm in Jervois to a new level of water efficiency and savings.

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27 new jobs in advanced manufacturing for the Adelaide Hills

29 January 2018

More than 25 new full-time jobs will sprout at an Adelaide Hills-based high-tech mulch manufacturer following a $2.24 million expansion.

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