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2022 Wine Communicators of Australia wine cadet announced

19 September 2022

Aspiring wine writer Tijana Laganin has been announced as the 2022 Wine Communicators Australia (WCA) wine media cadet.

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Cosi joins fight to keep SA free from foot and mouth disease

16 September 2022

South Australian identity and proud food, wine and agribusiness ambassador Andrew 'Cosi' Costello has thrown his support behind the Government of South Australia's efforts to keep the state free from foot and mouth disease (FMD).

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South Australia’s aquaculture industry worth $200 million

15 September 2022

South Australia’s aquaculture industry continues to be a significant economic contributor to the state, worth more than $200 million in 2020-21, according to an independent report released by the State Government.

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Protecting South Australia’s prawn industries from white spot disease

13 September 2022

A precautionary but mandatory ban on the import of crustaceans has been extended to include bait prawns, worms and berley from NSW and the NT in an effort to reduce the risk of this devasting disease to South Australia.

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Hooked on fishing? Join the Fishcare volunteers helping to keep South Australia’s fisheries sustainable

13 September 2022

Become a Fishcare volunteer and help to ensure South Australia’s oceans, rivers and lakes are enjoyed sustainably for future generations.

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Riverland Field Days showcases best of the region

13 September 2022

The Riverland Field Days event is back on 16 and 17 September  in Barmera, showcasing the best of products, machinery and services from around Australia.

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Local growers, scientists and consultants gathered for Minnipa Agricultural Centre field day

13 September 2022

Close to 150 growers, consultants, researchers and industry representatives from around the upper Eyre Peninsula were at the annual Minnipa Agricultural Centre (MAC) field day last week.

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Finfishing now allowed in Port Pirie

8 September 2022

Finfish will be able to be taken in waters immediately adjacent to Port Pirie following the lifting of some precautionary fishing restrictions.

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Passionate South East agronomist named Rural Ambassador for 2022

7 September 2022

Courtney Higgs from Naracoorte has been announced as the 2022 State Rural Ambassador Award winner.

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People food is not pig food – protect our livestock industries from diseases

2 September 2022

The food industry and pig owners are urged to be biosecurity aware when disposing of food waste and feeding pigs, as foot and mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) are close to Australia’s border.

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