Country Hour South Australia
SA Country Hour Mon 6 July07/06/15
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...
SA Country Hour Fri 3 July
Nominations are open for leadership roles within the peak livestock body on South Australia and the current president of Livestock SA says producers are "punching above their weight" with record beef, lamb and wool prices making for a profitable year;...
SA Country Hour Thurs 2 July
The Country Hour’s 70th birthday national broadcasts continue. The second of our special programs this year comes from Quilpie in Queensland hosted by Craig Zonca, Lydia Burton and the Queensland Country Hour team, focussing on how the next generation...
SA Country Hour Tues 30 June
Over the past five years, wild dog numbers have been building below the dog fence causing significant problems on some pastoral properties; Critically low river levels along the Lower Darling is causing some landholders to sink bores to find water for...
SA Country Hour Mon 29 June
State Government defends its move not to co-fund the mobile base station program in South Australia, despite only 11 approved across the state; Farms will now have to compete with the tourism industry to bring in employees to Australia under a...
SA Country Hour Fri 26 June
Western Australia's main grain handler the CBH Group has purchased Blue Lake Milling, a manufacturer of Australian oat products with mills in South Australia and Victoria; This week is a chance for the Australian Pork industry to promote itself, but...
Country Hour for Thursday 25 June, 2015
No contribution by SA Government to black spot mobile program, recreational fishers opposed to trawler of the coast, time limited to bait snails before harvest and the VALO wine experience launched
SA Country Hour Wed 24 June
The Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission is working closely with Indigenous communities to open lines of communication, encouraging participation in regional and remote areas; The president of the Native Title Tribunal has called for more trust and...
SA Country Hour Tues 23 June
Gerry Harvey, of Harvey Norman fame, is investing up to $80 million in dairy operation 'Coomboona Holsteins' near Shepparton in northern Victoria; SA Dairy Industry Fund chair Dennis Mutton on the sucess of the SADA fresh milk brand and annoncement of...
SA Country Hour Mon 22 June
Live interview with acting Chief executive of PIRSA, Don Frater on the low uptake of concessional loans in South Australia; Shadow Agriculture Minister David Ridgeway on parts of the State being in drought and the concessional loans scheme to be...
SA Country Hour Fri 19 June
The agriculture and transport industries have welcomed the state budget, which will see transitional taxes on property transfers phased out over the next three years; Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis on what the reforms will mean for primary producers and...
SA Country Hour Thurs 18 June
Primary Producers South Australia are calling for small amounts of funding for rural roads in the upcoming state budget; Agricultural bodies and analysts say industries must market themselves appropriately to take advantage of thenew free trade deal...
SA Country Hour Wed 17 June
Adelaide-based food company Beston announces it will buy troubled milk processor United Dairy Power and reopen plants in Murray Bridge and Jervois; Kangaroo Island egg producers want free range standards set at under 1,500 chickens per hectare; Prime...
SA Country Hour Tues 16 June
Residents from a remote Indigenous community in northern South Australia believe their town will suffer from, but ultimately survive, the Alinta Energy coal mine closure; In the South Australian Riverland, a winery is saving a native plant thought to...
SA Country Hour Mon 15 June
Confidence among players in the uranium industry is high on the back of some favourable tailwinds, but the uranium price is keeping a lid on the number of projects operating at the moment; Bees busily pollinating almond trees in the South Australian...
SA Country Hour Fri 12 June
One of Australia's richest men has revealed plans for a dairy empire, to be built around contracts to export 100,000 tonnes of milk powder every year; The developer of South Australia's largest wind farm has labelled the Prime Minister's comments...
SA Country Hour Thurs 11 June
Communities in South Australia's remote north-east have been rocked by the planned closure of Alinta Energy's Leigh Creek coal mine; The vast majority of Australian farm businesses are family run but one rural business group is calling for them to...
SA Country Hour Wed 10 June
Residents from a remote opal mining community in South Australia's far north say their town is suffering its worst economic downturn in memory; There is a call for more ingredient details to be added to potential country of origin labels; Many of...
SA Country Hour Tues 9 June
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is calling on basin water users to acknowledge the river system as a national asset; When it comes to share farming, contracts come first, according to an agribusiness lawyer; Temple Bruer Winery at Langhorne Creek...
SA Country Hour Mon 8 June
A South Australian businessman, largely credited for introducing Wagyu beef to the nation, is among those named an Officer of the Order of Australia. 100 years ago the foundation stone for Lock 1 was laid at Blanchetown to ensure flows through the...
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