Country Hour South Australia
SA Country Hour Fri 27 Mar03/26/15
*The South Australian Government has thrown the 119-year-old SA Pastoral Board a lifeline and it will remain open. *A new book by an Adelaide University professor has identified five distinct cycles in Australia's wine industry since 1855. *A study of...
SA Country Hour Thurs 26 Mar
*Almost half of Australia's apple growers have left the industry since 2000, and sixth-generation farmer Glen Tucker says the decline comes down to a simple equation. *The South Australian Government will replant part of the Bundaleer Forest destroyed...
SA Country Hour Wed 25 Mar
*The South Australian Opposition has released draft legislation which would enable SA farmers to apply for licences to cultivate and process alkaloid poppies. *Research from the University of Adelaide has highlighted the damage acidity in wine can...
SA Country Hour Tues 24 Mar
*A Victorian vet is warning dairy and cattle producers in South Australia to expect many more outbreaks of the cattle disease Theileria. *An exhibition on the life of Australian pastoralist Sir Sidney Kidman has opened in Broken Hill. *The Clare...
SA Country Hour Mon 23 Mar
South Australia is hosting 160 women from regional Australia and overseas as part of the International Rural Women's conference for 2015.
SA Country Hour Fri 2003
*Parents of some of South Australia's most isolated children are meeting in Adelaide today to discuss issues affecting distance education. *Biosecurity SA is urging Riverland poultry owners to check their birds for signs of illness after it detected a...
SA Country Hour Thurs 19 Mar
*SA grain growers have rejected claims the Government's New Horizons program could 'revolutionise' their industry. *New research is looking at using digital platforms in the FIFO workforce to help deal with mental health issues. *Prime Minister Tony...
SA Country Hour Tues 17 Mar
*The South Australian Agriculture Minister says the "amazing" results of a soil improvement program prove grain producers do not need genetic modification technology. *Dry conditions and good prices are encouraging more producers to sell their cattle...
SA Country Hour Mon 16 Mar
*The levels of competition in Australia's grain supply chains is a major concern for many farmers. *A Mallala farmer is hoping growing sunflowers could prove more lucrative than canola. *Italy may seem like a world away from the outback town of Broken...
SA Country Hour Fri 13 Mar
*Twenty staff will lose their jobs as commodity buyer Emerald Grain undergoes a significant restructure. *Multi-peril crop insurance provider Latevo International says its workshops have been well attended in South Australia. *SA strawberry growers...
SA Country Hour Thurs 12 Mar
*A visiting America grain expert says future growth in Australia's grains sector will come from expanding middle classes in South East Asia. *Trucker strikes and road blocks in Brazil are causing havoc for agricultural industries but Brazilian...
SA Country Hour Wed 11 Mar
*Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended Australia's regulation system for food safety as "a good one" and says decisions about unconventional gas mining will remain with State Governments. *The Southern Bluefin tuna industry says a relatively speedy...
SA Country Hour Tues 10 Mar
*Australian farmers will pay the same for urea this year, despite a big expansion in global production of the fertiliser. *A WA agronomist says farmers need to learn from each other, rather than cut each other down. *Warm summer days have brought on...
SA Country Hour Mon 9 Mar
*The National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training is worried the Federal Government is overlooking Australia's vast reserves of underground fresh water when developing its new national water policy. *From farming to designing robots, is not...
SA Country Hour Fri 6 Mar
*Australian shoppers are more likely to visit their local butcher than their American counterparts, a market analyst says. *South Australia's horticulture industry has welcomed a boost in State Government funding for exporters. *The South Australian...
SA Country Hour Thurs 5 Mar
*A Chinese company is investing millions of dollars in the south east seaweed industry and one day hopes to start farming seaweed for the first time in Australia. *Sunraysia residents with neglected fruit trees could be penalised under a new plan to...
SA Country Hour Wed 4 Mar
*Wine industry bodies will use an upcoming review into Australia's industrial relations framework to push for a simpler, more flexible set of rules. *A year on from the implementation of a climate change plan for the Eyre Peninsula and the plan is...
SA Country Hour Tues 3 Mar
*Australia's largest cotton grower is optimistic about a proposal to merge with the southern hemisphere's biggest walnut producer. *A livestock nutritionist says many producers are not having their water supplies tested enough and this can have an...
SA Country Hour Mon 02 Feb
*The country's biggest walnut grower has announced plans to snap up more cotton and water assets in New South Wales. *China's desire to keep a number of pests and weeds out of the country will be reflected in a new wheat and barley export protocol, to...
SA Country Hour Fri 27 Feb
*The annual South Australian No Till Farmers' Association (SANTFA) conference was held today in Tanunda, in the Barossa Valley. *Wine grapes in South Australia's Barossa Valley are left hanging on vines because of a bottleneck at wineries, as a supply...
- Adelaide, SA