Country Hour South Australia
SA Country Hour Fri 17 April04/17/15
*Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has urged South Australia to reconsider its moratorium on genetically-modified crops. *Rainfall has fallen across many parts of South Australia giving farmers a confidence boost ahead of the start of the...
Country Hour for Thursday 16 April 2015
More on the South Australian Dairy Farmer's own brand of fresh milk is being sold in China Sowing starts early in parts of the state Low application numbers and few approvals for drought concessional loans And harnessing the power of pig poo to...
Country Hour for Wednesday 15 April, 2015
First shipment of SADA Fresh milk exported to China. Barossa Valley winemaker has high hopes for his unusual varietal selections and growing techniques. Independent SA butcher calls for a farmer-butcher alliance to help develop a gourmet niche market...
Country Hour for Tuesday 14th April, 2015
A new centre for excellence in the Riverland for the almond industry. The American wheat crop could be down after a tough winter Managing the environment in the Spencer Gulf And astronomy in the outback lets stargazers see clearly beyond big city...
Country Hour for Monday 13th April 2015
Government grants for mining companies to undertake exploration, the nut industry is set to crack $1 billion in value, new grazing guidelines for farming camels and the Farmer of the Year Awards are now open for 2015 entries.
SA Country Hour Fri 10 April
*Australia's largest private landholding business S.Kidman and Co is on the market. *Researchers confirm SA populations of sowthistle weed have become resistant to a popular herbicide. *Just over half of growers surveyed by Primary producers SA want...
SA Country Hour Thurs 9 April
*Independent senator Nick Xenophon sounds a dire warning about the health of Australia's wine and grape growing industry. *South Australia's largest cherry grower has produced its biggest crop ever this year. *Some months after January's massive...
SA Country Hour Wed 8 April
*As grape harvest nears its end in the Coonawarra region of South Australia, some growers are struggling to sell their fruit at a profit. *Farmer social media accounts are becoming more popular on Twitter and workshops have been held to help others...
SA Country Hour Tues 7 April
*Bulk grain handler Viterra says it wants to change its port access agreements in South Australia to provide more certainty to its clients. *Livestock producers are increasingly moving to their smartphones and tablets to help make their operations run...
SA Country Hour Mon 6 April
*The South Australian Government's 'New Horizons' soil improvement program has sparked more questions than answers among grain producers. *Bigger is not always better - that was the message given to farmers at the recent Grains Research and...
SA Country Hour Thurs 4 April
*South Australia's largest egg producer says he is determined to return local egg production to levels not seen in years. *One of Australia's oldest chocolate factories has hit its peak production period. *An Adelaide Hills grape-grower says...
SA Country Hour Wed 1 April
*Around 20 vineyards in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia have tested positive to smoke taint, with some set to lose their entire crop of wine grapes. *Researchers are using a new machine to analyse the methane emissions in cattle belches....
SA Country Hour Tues 31 Mar
*Many cattle producers in southern parts of South Australia are being forced to hand-feed stock as pasture quickly runs out. *A professional trapper has begun working on properties south of the dog fence, to help landholders manage wild dog numbers....
SA Country Hour Mon 30 Mar
*An early spike in mouse numbers across some parts of South Australia is causing headaches for grain growers. *A studio winery in McLaren Vale has been overwhelmed with grape crop volumes. *A Centurion tank and a concrete-filled header feature at...
SA Country Hour Fri 27 Mar
*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...
- Adelaide, SA