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Adelaide, SA

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English


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South Australia Country Hour

11/15/2018
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A Clare Valley winery has been awarded Australian Wine Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirit Competition held in London this week, thirty grazing families have been notified that AIR mail and freight services could change after 40 years and a 94 year old farmer explains why he's still keen to be a farmer.

Duration:00:55:14

South Australian Country Hour

11/14/2018
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South Australia's Legislative Council is expected to pass a bill today that will see the stamp duty on multi-peril crop insurance waived, Meat and Livestock Australia research shows that Chinese consumers are currently the biggest users of online retail to buy beef and lamb and that channel is estimated to grow 16 per cent every year until 2020 and the calls of pastoralists have been heard by TAFE SA with a specialist pastoral course on offer for 2019

Duration:00:55:14

South Australian Country Hour

11/13/2018
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East coast demand for grain has changed up South Australia's grainflow through the supply chain this year, only three farmers turned up to first dairy mandatory code of conduct consultation in South Australia, where they discussed what the rules governing contracts between processors and farmers should look like and Coonawarra Winemaker Pete Bissell named ASVO's Winemaker of the Year. ear, could energy and labour costs be the reason Australia struggles to gain traction in the international...

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South Australian Country Hour

11/12/2018
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Australian Wool Innovation has announced for the first time in its history the vote for Wool Poll will go to preferences, the CEO of Foodbank says her heart's been filled by the outpouring of community support to reverse a government decision to cut funding for the charity and start-up drone technology called "Lambulance" is claiming to give sheep producers a new weapon to protect new born lambs and their mums.

Duration:00:55:13

South Australian Country Hour

11/11/2018
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National Broadband Network says it's confident there will be enough capacity for satellite customers to take advantage of new unmetered data allowances, Australia is expected to export 11.5 million tonnes of wheat in 2018/19 according to the latest November world agricultural supply and demand estimates out of the United States and a national charity the delivers 67 million meals each year has had its government funding almost halved.

Duration:00:55:13

South Australian Country Hour

11/8/2018
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Chair of Australian Wool Innovation Wal Merriman has resigned from the position after 10 years in the job, the first dairy industry consultation about a mandatory code of practice underway and a new variety of saltbush taste-tested by sheep could help pastoralists feed sheep and reduce their supplementary feed bill.

Duration:00:55:14

South Australian Country Hour

11/7/2018
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An insurance assessor says this season has been one of the worst for frost damage nationwide in more than two decades, Australia needs to continue to reform its grain supply chains to remain internationally competitive and in 1988 many farmers on the West Coast were in drought and looking to diversify and so the Smoky Bay oyster industry was born.

Duration:00:55:12

South Australian Country Hour

11/6/2018
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Egg farmers are warning that they'll go out of business if major retailers don't start passing on higher prices to consumers, South Australian regional centres will be economically hit harder by drought than NSW towns because SA is more dependent on agriculture according to a Victoria University Professor and wild weather near Broken Hill destroys a 95-year-old wool shed.

Duration:00:54:49

South Australian Country Hour

11/5/2018
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The South Australian Murray Irrigators Chair has expressed "deep concern" the federal government is exempting eastern states from water saving projects, Australian cherry growers could be headed for a record crop for this year, according to early crop forecasts, Demand for premium wine, largely from China, is driving a strong outlook for the Australian wine industry but there is a shortage of key varieties developing such as Shiraz from the Barossa, a new ANZ report shows.

Duration:00:55:02

South Australia Country Hour

11/4/2018
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Prime minister Scott Morrison announces changes to backpacker and seasonal worker visas, Drought coordinators say they have too much demand, and not enough staff, and Eyre Peninsula introduces it's new well being officer for drought affected families

Duration:00:55:04

South Australian Country Hour

11/1/2018
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A header fire breaks out during Thursday's fire danger weather, with little crop to harvest in the eastern states, contractors head to WA, only to find out it's hard to cross the border, and the lamb market in the south east hit highs and lows, we'll take a look at what happened.

Duration:00:55:00

South Australian Country Hour

10/31/2018
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New head of Australian livestock exports appointed during a turbulent time for the industry, SA Agriculture Minister says he will help those councils that missed out on federal drought funding and more calls for extra mental health services in rural South Australia, in general, but especially during drought.

Duration:00:55:04

South Australian Country Hour

10/30/2018
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An independent review of the live export trade has found there has been major failings to regulate the industry, lobby groups in the wool industry are dumbfounded that the organisation paid for by farmer levies has blamed them for falling prices and wine sales growth in China halved in 2018 but the country remains Australia's largest wine market.

Duration:00:55:04

South Australian Country Hour

10/29/2018
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Australian Wool Innovation responds to concerns it isn't addressing some performance recommendations, the high cost of feed and tough market conditions are causing older dairy farmers to bring their retirement forward and community consultation underway in the far west of NSW regarding the Menindee Lakes Water Saving Project.

Duration:00:55:04

South Australian Country Hour

10/28/2018
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Drought money rolls out the regional South Australia, local mayors welcome the help, the pork industry takes another blow with a case of imported semen breaching biosecurity, strawberry picking kicks off in Adelaide, as the industry faces its first post 'needle saga' season.

Duration:00:54:55

South Australian Country Hour

10/25/2018
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A $5 billion Future Drought Fund has been announced at a national drought summit in Canberra, a 10-year ban on fracking in the state's South East is set to become law after passing Parliament and Australia's Yellow Barhi Dates date growers are setting their sights on increasing their production volumes for the special variety.

Duration:00:55:04

The South Australian Government reviews the ban on genetically-modified crops in the state

10/24/2018
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The merits and drawbacks of South Australia's genetic modification moratorium are analysed as the State Government reviews the ban.

Duration:00:14:42

South Australian Country Hour

10/24/2018
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South Australian producers are now able to plant industrial hemp, with the State Government approving ten licences for cultivating and processing, some farmers around the Eyre Peninsula who usually miss the issues with frost are this year having to cut for hay, because frost has hit entire crops and agriculture discusses the Genetic Modification moratorium review.

Duration:00:55:01

South Australian Country Hour

10/23/2018
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The Australian oilseeds industry is assessing what the trade implications are following the European Commission's vote to ban the herbicide, diquat, farmers are culling animals and failing to cover the cost of production as grain prices skyrocket and since POMS wiped out millions of oysters in Tasmaina millions of dollars has been spent on building resistant oysters, and now that work is starting to pay off.

Duration:00:55:13

South Australian Country Hour

10/22/2018
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Lamb producers on Kangaroo Island call for the right to slaughter and process their own stock rather than freight off the island, Rabobank estimates Australia's national crop will be at a 10 year low, and police and stock agents work to reduce stock theft in SA's south east.

Duration:00:55:06