News - Primary industries

SA welcomes Guangdong delegation as agriculture opportunities strengthened

17 May 2024

South Australia is welcoming a delegation of officials from Guangdong, China this week who are visiting the state to explore potential trade and investment opportunities and discuss areas of mutual research interest.

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Women in Seafood bursary opens

15 May 2024

The Women in Seafood Australasia (WISA) bursary is now open for applications to attend the Seafood Directions Conference from 9 to 13 September in Hobart.

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Record breaking year for South Australian Aquaculture

10 May 2024

South Australia’s aquaculture sector achieved record contribution to gross state product (GSP) last year as the Malinauskas Government backs new seafood labelling laws – these support our local seafood industry and improve transparency fo…

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South Australian shiraz on show in Bordeaux

26 April 2024

SA’s world-class shiraz is currently being showcased on the global stage as part of the ‘Via Sensoria’ exhibition, running until November at the iconic world wine museum, La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, France.

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Strong result overall for South Australia's grain industry

9 April 2024

Despite a favourable start to the 2023–24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in a number of regions.

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Assistance for South Australian wine grape growers

8 April 2024

Wine grape growers across the state who are experiencing challenges due to the current oversupply of red wine grapes will soon be able to access additional support through a State Government grant to Rural Business Support.

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Global search underway for Forestry Centre of Excellence Director with SA's 'Timber Legend' appointed GM

21 March 2024

The global search to find an internationally recognised expert to lead South Australia's Forestry Centre of Excellence as Director has begun, with leading forestry researcher Dr Jim O'Heir appointed as the General Manger.

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Planting the foundation to grow SA’s Forest Industry

29 February 2024

The Malinauskas State Government is delivering on another forestry focused election commitment with the release of the South Australian Wood Fibre and Timber Industry Master Plan.

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South Australia's $18.5 billion record breaking agribusiness growth

16 February 2024

South Australia's primary industries and agribusinesses continue to set the pace and deliver solid growth despite ongoing domestic and international pressures.

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Strong result overall for South Australia's grain industry

12 February 2024

South Australia's 2023–24 crop harvest has exceeded expectations with production estimated at 9.3 million tonnes and strong grain prices resulting in a farmgate value of about $3.6 billion.

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