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$5m in Sheep and Cattle Industry funds to strengthen market access

13 August 2020

South Australia’s livestock industry is set to benefit from an injection of more than $5 million of industry funds aimed at strengthening market access, biosecurity and disease management.

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Expansion on crop area sown for 2020-2021 season

30 July 2020

Area under crop across the state is significantly higher than the five year average with an estimated 4 million hectares sown for the 2020-2021 growing season.

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$1 million for drought-affected small business counselling

21 July 2020

Small businesses in drought-affected regions are benefitting from a new $1 million financial counselling program to help them through current economic challenges.

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FaBS support for farming and rural communities

9 July 2020

South Australian farmers struggling through drought and recovery from the summer's devastating bushfires now have more support through an expansion of the State Government's Family and Business Support (FaBS) program.

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Passionate psychologist crowned 2020 Rural Women’s Award winner

11 March 2020

Clinical psychologist and World's End farmer Stephanie Schmidt has been named South Australia's AgriFutures Rural Women's Award winner for 2020.

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$21m support package for drought-affected SA farmers

10 December 2019

South Australian drought affected farmers will get extra support through a dedicated $21 million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today.

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Action on acid soils

3 December 2018

Farmers in the Mid North and the upper Yorke Peninsula will benefit from a new project offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for managing and treating acid soils.

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PIRSA at the 2018 Riverland Field Days

14 September 2018

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) looks forward to welcoming the Riverland community, industry partners and stakeholders to our site at the 2018 Riverland Field Days in Barmera.

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