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From virtual to reality: Using data and technology to promote animal health

28 July 2021

Sheep producers generally understand the negative impact animal health conditions can have on the productivity and profitability of their business, but the losses become particularly apparent when discovered at the abattoir, rendering large portions…

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Stronger fruit fly measures to protect the Riverland

28 July 2021

The Marshall Liberal Government is strengthening the ring of fruit fly protection around the Riverland by introducing a complete ban on host fruit and vegetables being brought in by travellers, including fruit purchased from Adelaide shops.

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Fixing more Eyre Peninsula blackspots

23 July 2021

New mobile phone towers will be built at Brooker near Yeelanna and Moseley near Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula. The towers will deliver improved phone reception to farming communities and for users of the Kimba airport.

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Support for South Australia to better manage established pest animals and weeds

22 July 2021

The Australian Government is providing $740,000 to South Australia (SA) for two projects to improve the management of priority pest species for SA farmers, land managers and the environment, through a Federation Funding Agreement with states and terr…

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Tourism boost for SA’s charter boat industry

22 July 2021

South Australia’s charter boat industry will get a big boost with six projects worth more than $260,000 receiving funding from the Marshall Liberal Government to help improve tourism experiences.

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New recreational fishing strategy unveiled

17 July 2021

A recreational fishing strategy which lays the foundation for a prosperous future for the South Australian recreational fishing sector has been unveiled.

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Calling all aspirational wine writers

15 July 2021

With the South Australian wine industry displaying remarkable resilience and diversity, the time to be a wine writer may have never been better.

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Search begins for SA’s next Ag Town of the Year

15 July 2021

South Australia is on the search for its next Ag Town of the Year with nominations for the prestigious award now open.

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Nearly 50 new cellar door experiences across SA

12 July 2021

South Australian tourists can enjoy more new and unique cellar door experiences with 47 projects across the state sharing in more than $200,000 in Marshall Liberal Government funding.

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Capping nitrogen for export hay quality

12 July 2021

More nitrogen isn’t always better – especially in a drier year – when producing quality hay is the key to farm returns.

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