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Next steps for SA’s $1.93bn wine industry

19 July 2024

The State Government is providing more support to South Australia’s wine grape growers, committing $260,000 to help Riverland grape growers address the oversupply of red wine grapes.

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LMRIA Irrigation Trust Recovery Support Program announced

17 July 2024

Grant funding of up to $75,000 (ex GST) is being made available for irrigation trusts located in the Lower Murray Reclaimed Irrigation Area (LMRIA).

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South Australia’s Young Rural Ambassador for 2024 announced

17 July 2024

Elsie Johnson from Peake, in the Murray Mallee region, has been named South Australia’s Young Rural Ambassador for 2024 for her contribution to the community and her dedication to agricultural shows.

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Putting bushfoods on the table during NAIDOC

9 July 2024

A sensory journey exploring Australian native plants and food is a feature of a joint South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and Red Centre Enterprises NAIDOC Week event.

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Digging deep – value of the soil microbiome unearthed

9 July 2024

Researchers from SARDI, the University of Adelaide, and Flinders University have been digging deep into South Australia’s history of soil biology to gain a better understanding of how the soil microbiome functions. This will ensure sustainable…

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PIRSA investigates illegal Snapper fishing

8 July 2024

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) is investigating allegations an individual illegally took Snapper that is protected under the current Snapper fishing closures.

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Queensland fruit fly outbreak fortnightly summary: 18 June – 1 July 2024

5 July 2024

No new Queensland fruit fly outbreaks or extensions were declared in the Riverland in the last fortnight, with the total number of outbreaks remaining at 51.

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Top 10 announced for South Australia's Ag Town of the Year Award

3 July 2024

The top 10 towns vying for the title of South Australia's Agricultural Town of Year 2024 have been selected with thousands of votes cast from around the state.

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Applications open for Great Wine Capitals knowledge exchange program

1 July 2024

Applications are now open for the 2024 Outbound Knowledge Exchange Bursary Program, enabling South Australia’s wine industry professionals, researchers, and academics to travel abroad to learn from international industry experts.

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Recognising excellence in South Australia’s seafood industry

1 July 2024

The outstanding work by members of the seafood industry has been recognised at the South Australian Seafood Industry Awards.

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