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More support for drought-affected farmers

26 June 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is continuing to support drought-affected farmers across South Australia with a new program to help build stronger business models and improve long-term resilience.

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Sheep producers to watch out for campylobacter

26 June 2020

PIRSA is advising sheep producers, particularly those in high rainfall areas, to be vigilant on the health of pregnant ewes following reports of a number of late term abortions.

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First licence surrendered under commercial fishing reforms

26 June 2020

The first fishing licence has been formally surrendered as part of the Marshall Liberal Government's historic $24.5 million commercial fishing reforms.

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Investing in the future of South Australia's wine media

25 June 2020

The 2020 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadetship, aimed at aspiring journalists with an ambition for specialising in the wine sector, is now open for applications.

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World-leading AgTech innovation lands in Loxton

25 June 2020

AgTech innovation in regional South Australia will get a significant boost with the Marshall Liberal Government today launching a world-class business hub and demonstration farm in the Riverland.

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The lure of commercial fishing reform

20 June 2020

More than 30 commercial fishers have already applied to voluntarily surrender their licence under the Marshall Liberal Government’s historic $24 million reform of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery.

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Beekeepers buzzing for Kuitpo pilot program

18 June 2020

Three experienced beekeepers have been offered a site within the Kuitpo Forest Reserve in a bid to increase access for the apiary industry to public land.

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$2.67 million to eradicate feral pigs on KI

18 June 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is targeting feral pigs on Kangaroo Island with a $2.67 million high-intensity program aimed at curbing the pest’s destruction on agriculture and the environment.

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Bushfire recovery grants reach $10 million for KI farmers

18 June 2020

Kangaroo Island farmers impacted by last summer’s devastating bushfires have now received more than $10 million under an emergency bushfire response grant program for primary producers.

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Delivering improved mobile coverage for South Australia

12 June 2020

The Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program has delivered six mobile base stations that have gone live across South Australia in recent months.

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