1836–2003: Developing agriculture science in South Australia

Community–driven discovery

1839: The South Australian Agricultural Society RA&HSSA
1843: The Ridley Stripper (Agricultural Engineering)

Main apects of the era

  • Pioneer land settlement
  • Arable agriculture
  • Pastoralism in rangelands
  • SA colonial government role in land and farming issues
  • Community support for agriculture
  • Wheat growing as a major industry
  • Stock disease introduced
  • Livestock management
  • Rise of the 'Stock firm'
  • Local wine industry
Page Last Reviewed: 20 Nov 2017
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