Country Hour South Australia
Country Hour for Friday 31 July, 201507/30/15
The south-east doctor who set up a Q fever vaccination station in a pub, wines made from centuries old Barossa grape vines on show to encourage Taiwan drinkers, water flows into an internationally significant wetland and researchers uncover the...
Country Hour for Thursday 30 July, 2015
Calls for more to be done on regional mental health, South Australia's rock lobster management advisory committee is back, grain farmers consider their options including looking to grazing cattle and the flour from the Flinders filling international...
Wednesday 29 July, 2015
The time zone debate ranges across SA, a worker-farmer poultry cooperative needs government funding, why a Q fever vaccine may not protect against the disease and a top wine gong for a McLaren Vale winemaker.
Country Hour for Tuesday 28 July, 2015
Food fraud on the rise, the fate of regional people revealed in a new health report, the program to help farmers shift heavy machinery and how a grooming trap could help fight feral cats
Country Hour for Monday 27 July, 2015
Dairy deal to export infant milk formula to China, a rise in people getting Q fever tests and vaccinations and debate surrounding whether foxes should remain a declared pest.
SA Country Hour Fri 24 July
Meat processing plants targeting the export market are being hit by industrial action involving meat inspectors and vets employed by the Federal Agriculture Department and the Community and the Public Sector Union is fighting what it says is a...
SA Country Hour Thurs 23 July
Nuffield scholar, Robert Egerton Warburton speaking at the Grasslands Society of Southern Australia Conference in Naracoorte on some of the challenges wool growers face and how they could overcome them; Three forward thinking producers share their...
Country Hour for Wednesday 22 July, 2015
Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being warned that frost damage could again be of concern, come flowering time. A leading wine real estate expert says South Australian vineyard land values have largely recovered from historical lows....
SA Country Hour Tues 21 July
The government has just announced a new labelling system for Australian food that will feature a green and gold kangaroo triangle and a bar graph showing whether the product is grown in Australia, or what percentage of ingredients are Australian; In...
SA Country Hour Mon 20 July
The push is on to get a range of chemical products from overseas registered in Australia to fight pests and diseases crippling local industries and industry groups and authorities have created a priority list of destructive elements; A workplace law...
Country Hour for Friday 17 July, 2015
Winegrape growers, experts and industry representatives have gathered for this year's Winegrape growers Summit in Adelaide. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has rejected a proposal from Viterra to introduce long term port agreements...
SA Country Hour Thurs 16 July
Global Dairy Trade a bimonthly auction of dairy, fell more than 10 per cent overnight prompting concerns it could hurt the pockets of Australian farmers; Local sheep graziers are stepping up efforts to secure their flocks, following a series of...
SA Country Hour Wed 15 July
Australia’s cattle industry is hoping Indonesia will issue extra permits to import more Australian cattle in light of the announcement Indonesia will reduce the amount of Australian cattle imported into the country to just 50,000 head, well down on...
SA Country Hour Tues 12 July
A community cooperative is looking to secure a few million dollars to help it re-open the former Inghams turkey processing plant, on the Fleurieu; Potatoes SA is working with the University of Adelaide to create a nutritious processed potato product,...
SA Country Hour Mon 13 July
The big winter chill over the weekend brought with it rain, hail and in some parts of southern Australia, snow, South Australian farmers give their insights on how it affected them; The Government has ruled out a Royal Commission into financial...
SA Country Hour Fri 10 July
Sheep farmers now have access to genetics that nearly guarantee their ewes will drop twins and triplets and sometimes even five or six lambs; The Barossa Cheese company has asked milk suppliers for 12-thousand litres of milk a week to double their...
SA Country Hour Thurs 9 July
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says his decision to appoint both Grain Producers Australia and Grain Growers as joint-representative organisations for the grains industry, will put all that angst in the past; The University of Queensland's...
SA Country Hour Wed 8 July
A group of community members from Yeelanna on the Eyre Peninsula have decided to not pay the full amount of their emergency services levy; Despite the fact it can damage bee hives and was only confirmed in South Australia a few months ago, the Small...
SA Country Hour Tues 7 July
The Bureau of Meteorology's latest drought statement shows that part of the south east of the state and across the border into western Victoria are the worst affected areas across Australia; South Australian grain producers say funding for multi-peril...
SA Country Hour Mon 6 July
The Federal Government's Agriculture White Paper is deficient, and a disappointment, according to the Opposition's agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon; Grain growers are disappointed the Agriculture White paper misses an opportunity to develop...
- Adelaide, SA