Federal budget a win for rural South Australia

PRIMARY Producers SA has welcomed the 2018 federal budget as a positive for rural South Australia, with measures to reduce the cost of doing business for farmers, protect agricultural biosecurity and boost market access efficiency among key wins.[…]

Farmers welcome autumn rains

AS RAIN fell across the region over the past week, South East graziers and farmers were breathing a sigh of relief following a particularly dry start […]

Hands-on cattle training

AGRICULTURAL science students from high schools across the South East and Western Victoria gained practical cattle handling experience at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds yesterday. Over 80 […]

Chemical waste disposal cut-off looms

TIME is running out for South Australians to register their unwanted chemicals with ChemClear. Waste holders keen to clear their properties of agricultural and veterinary chemicals […]

Film unearths gas industry risks

A FULL house at the Oatmill Cinema erupted into applause as the closing credits rolled at the premiere screening of Pipe Dreams Fractured Lives on Wednesday […]

Pathways to productivity explored

NATURAL Resources South East will hold a Pathways to Productivity forum in Keith next month with presentations relevant for land owners and anyone with an interest in sustainable agriculture[…]

Call to target poachers

A PROMINENT South Australian parliamentarian has called for formation of a dedicated stock squad to capture cattle thieves. Australian Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire said only six […]