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Seaweed feed has potential to create $140 million industry

5 February 2020

A game-changing new research program involving seaweed being included in livestock fodder could lead to a $140 million new industry in South Australia within three years and potentially support up to 1,200 local jobs.

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Rural Women’s Award finalists championing rural SA

4 February 2020

Four leading South Australian women – each passionate about improving their local community or industry ­– have been named as finalists for the South Australian 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award.

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SA's world-first research on salinity-tolerant bread wheat

31 January 2020

South Australia could revolutionise the capacity to grow bread wheat in dry and saline soil conditions after the release of results from an eight-year research program.

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Over 2,000 tonnes of donated hay reaches bushfire affected producers

28 January 2020

Fodder support to bushfire affected livestock producers continues to grow with more than 2,000 tonnes of hay distributed across Kangaroo Island and Cudlee Creek.

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Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise

3 January 2020

The impact of agricultural losses as a result of the recent and ongoing bushfire activity across the state continues to rise.

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Bushfire agricultural impact assessment continues (24/12)

24 December 2019

The ongoing assessment on the impact of agricultural losses as a result of the devastating bushfires across South Australia continues.

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Support local this Christmas in wake of SA bushfires

23 December 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government is urging the community to support local businesses affected by the devastating South Australian bushfires.

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SA evokes AgTech thinking at international event

20 December 2019

South Australia's presence at the Asia-Pacific region's largest agrifood tech event next year will demonstrate the state's growing reputation for AgTech.

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SA crop estimate steady at 6.25 million tonnes

19 December 2019

South Australia’s grain farmers are on track for an estimated harvest of 6.25 million tonnes in 2019–20, an almost 500,000 tonne increase on last year.

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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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