Seventy-seven River Murray-based irrigation projects have been offered a share of $38 million in funding under the fourth and final round of the highly successful Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP).
More than 50 South Australian wineries will share in $1.225 million in funding, to help them upgrade and diversify their cellar doors to provide visitors with a world class experience.
Recent key developments in the Australian economy and their implications for South Australia’s grains industry will be discussed at a farm business forum in Adelaide.
The Government launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in South Australia, with an initial commitment of $10 million to support eligible farm businesses.
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, and the Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, visited Maggie Beer’s farmhouse in Nuriootpa to see Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) changes being adopted, well ahead of the deadline.
Tasmanian soil scientist Dr Doris Blaesing will visit South Australian vegetable farms to explain how growers can restore their soils and manage potential diseases following the recent floods to hit the state.
South Australian vegetable grower body Ausveg SA and the South Australian Produce Market have teamed up to establish the SA Growers Flood Appeal to rally support for local horticulture growers who have been affected by the recent floods and wild weather that have impacted the state’s horticulture producers.