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South Australian horticulture’s $14.6m in net benefits

29 June 2020

South Australian horticulture producers can now apply for grants of up to $300,000 to install new or replace damaged netting, helping those who have been impacted by hailstorms in recent years.

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Eyre Peninsula water project provides pipeline of growth for farmers

29 June 2020

Farmers on the Eyre Peninsula now have a secure water source to help grow agriculture in the region following the completion of the $1.5 million Coolanie Water Scheme project.

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McLaren Vale wine to flow with new water infrastructure

29 June 2020

McLaren Vale grape growers have a bunch of reasons to celebrate completion of a $7.3 million water infrastructure projectat Seaford Heights which will have huge flow-on benefits for the region.

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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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