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$18.7 million more support for SA agriculture

15 June 2021

South Australia’s agriculture sector will get an $18.7 million boost in the Marshall Liberal Government’s State Budget 2021-22 across a range of new initiatives to help support economic recovery, grow the industry and create local jobs.…

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One in ten motorists putting Riverland at fruit fly risk

11 June 2021

Nearly one in ten motorists have been caught flouting strict fruit fly rules into the Riverland across the past 23 random roadblocks resulting in nearly 1,000 fines being issued.

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Campaign to blitz toxic weed Cape tulip on Kangaroo Island this winter

3 June 2021

A campaign to control the toxic weed Cape tulip on Kangaroo Island is underway.

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South Australian wine industry secures one million dollar commitment

3 June 2021

South Australia’s wine industry now has long-term funding certainty with the Marshall Liberal Government committing one million dollars over the next four years to help support new development projects.

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Donate your filleted Australian salmon frames to science

3 June 2021

Recreational fishers in South Australia are again being asked to become citizen scientists and donate their filleted Australian salmon frames to research.

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Johne’s Disease surveillance made easier for South Australian sheep producers

3 June 2021

South Australian sheep producers can now opt in to automatic inspections for Johne’s Disease (JD) when they send sheep to participating abattoirs.

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Dry seeding kicks off the 2021-22 grain season

3 June 2021

A lack of rainfall and dry conditions across the state have delayed sowing operations for the beginning of the 2021-22 season, according to the latest Crop and Pasture Report.

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Recipient of 2021 SARDI Science Bursary for Women announced

2 June 2021

Bobbie Lewis Baida has been announced as the 2021 recipient of the SARDI Science Bursary for Women.

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Bundaleer forest offer could build 1,000 extra houses

2 June 2021

Thousands of building trade jobs could be supported, and an extra 1,000 houses built in South Australia, if a Jamestown sawmill accepts a rescue package of timber sourced from mature local forests in the state’s mid-north.

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Strict measures put on Victorian produce as new fruit fly outbreaks declared

29 May 2021

Additional measures on the treatment of commercial fruit and vegetables imported into South Australia from Victoria will be undertaken as part of new measures to protect the state from fruit fly.

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