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Commercial fisher fined for catching undersize rock lobster

3 April 2020

A Yorke Peninsula rock lobster fisherman has been fined more than $7,500 for catching undersize rock lobster.

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Wild dog days numbered under new bounty

1 April 2020

A $100,000 bounty scheme to support drought-affected farmers reduce the pressure from wild dogs begins today.

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Fruit fly response efforts stepped up as Rosewater outbreak declared

27 March 2020

A new Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak in metropolitan Adelaide has been declared and eradication efforts boosted, following the detection of fruit flies in the Rosewater area.

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New hatchery to help future-proof SA oyster industry

27 March 2020

The supply of locally produced spat for the South Australian oyster industry has been further secured with the official opening of the Yumbah Hatchery at Boston Point on the Eyre Peninsula.

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Survey first step in South Australia's inaugural AgTech strategy

26 March 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government has released a survey as the initial step in creating South Australia's first AgTech strategy to grow productivity and profitability for primary producers.

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Changes to rock lobster commercial fishing quota

23 March 2020

The State Government will implement a temporary rule change for the South Australian Rock Lobster commercial fishing industry allowing the carryover of uncaught quota to help mitigate the market impacts of coronavirus.

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$1 million boost to South Australian wine industry

20 March 2020

South Australia’s winemakers and grape growers are set for a much-needed boost with the opening of a $1 million grant program focused on technology and innovation to improve productivity.

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Regional Growth Fund applications brought forward

20 March 2020

The opening of the third funding round of the Regional Growth Fund has been brought forward to help provide economic stimulus to our regions in the wake of devastating bushfires, drought and ongoing impacts of coronavirus.

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More support for bushfire-affected Kangaroo Island

20 March 2020

Kangaroo Island is one step closer to recovery after the Federal and South Australian Governments today announced $3.7 million in joint funding to support bushfire-affected farmers over the next six months with associated freight costs of ferrying fo…

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Mosquito borne disease alert for horse owners

20 March 2020

PIRSA is reminding horse owners to be on the lookout for the potential impact of symptoms of mosquito borne diseases such as Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus and West Nile virus/Kunjin in their horses.

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