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South Australian Country Hour

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The South Australian Country Hour delivering rural news and information for primary producers.

The South Australian Country Hour delivering rural news and information for primary producers.

Location:

Adelaide, SA

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

The South Australian Country Hour delivering rural news and information for primary producers.

Language:

English


Episodes

SA Country Hour

8/11/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:54:46

SA Country Hour

8/10/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:54:44

SA Country Hour

8/9/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:54:50

SA Country Hour

8/8/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:54:53

SA Country Hour

8/7/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:54:57

South Australian Country Hour

8/4/2022
A webinar has outlined what the South Australian government and industry groups have been doing to prepare for biosecurity risks like foot and mouth disease, PCR testing, like the test used for COVID, is being used by mushroom growers to better manage their biosecurity and a new cool chain app is being developed that will help oyster growers track the temperature of oysters from shed door to the customer.

Duration:00:53:32

SA Country Hour

8/3/2022
An Adelaide-Hills winery wins best new winery in the annual James Halliday wine companion awards, Flinders University research has found a number of unique snapper populations that are genetically distinct from others in Australia and Adelaide based company Cropify is working towards developing the an artificial intelligence system that might one day replace the visual classification standards for grains and pulses.

Duration:00:54:51

South Australian Country Hour

8/2/2022
South Australia has driest July since 1997 - in the top 10 driest July's on record, a key commitment of the Murray Darling basin plan can't be met according to a new independent report and a group of Pacific Island farm workers who breached their visa conditions are fighting to get them back, although advocates say it should never have reached this point.

Duration:00:51:52

South Australian Country Hour

8/1/2022
Irrigated agriculture through the Murray Darling Basin is set to increase as another wet year is forecast, Riverland fruit growers welcome the ability to do their own fruit fly baiting and Broken Hill farmer Brendan Cullen swims the English Channel.

Duration:00:51:45

South Australian Country Hour

7/31/2022
The Country Hour live from WoTL"s Thriving Woman conference featuring a panel discussion on the future sustainability of agriculture

Duration:00:49:33

SA Country Hour

7/28/2022
Rural news and events from South Australia and the nation.

Duration:00:45:22

South Australian Country Hour

7/27/2022
The heightened disease risk in Asia Pacific region is prompting some in Australia's 20 billion dollar beef sector to seriously consider safeguarding their genetics, in Indonesia a single beast is more than just a protein source, it's their livelihood which means the foot and mouth disease outbreak will have far reaching consequences beyond the agriculture sector and Ukrainian Grain Association president Nikolay Gorbachev addresses the Australian Grain Industry Conference.

Duration:00:51:10

South Australian Country Hour

7/26/2022
KI's latest aerial cull using thermal imaging cameras is underway this week to eradicate pigs from the island completely, Russia has bombed a second port, further dampening hopes that much needed grain will make it to countries in the middle east and Africa and Asia's appetite for Aussie avocados has seen exports increase to 11,500 tonnes over the past year and Avocados Australia hopes to more than double that figure by 20-26

Duration:00:43:43

South Australian Country Hour

7/25/2022
The Indian Government has extended the the tariiff-free imports of lentils for six months, Australia's wine exports are down 10 per cent in volume to 625 million litres and down 19 per cent to 2.08 billion for the year ending June 30 and the new White and Pink 'novelty' fruits were cross-bred by Queensland scientists are a step closer to being on supermarket shelves.

Duration:00:50:57

South Australian Country Hour

7/24/2022
The State Government has opened up applications for grants to boost farm fire fighting capacity, winemakers are looking at using native plans to enrich the earth in which their grapes grow and a threatened perch species has returned to the lower lakes of the Murray River for the first time since the millennium drought.

Duration:00:46:57

South Australian Country Hour

7/21/2022
The Federal Government has invoked new biosecurity powers at Australian airports in response to the Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak in Indonesia, for the first time in 10 years, the number of lives lost in 12 months on Australian farms has dropped below 50 and a deal to allow grain exports to resume from Ukraine is expected to be confirmed later today.

Duration:00:49:43

SA Country Hour

7/20/2022
An independent livestock analyst says Australian beef exporters will face a tough six months exporting red meat to South Korea, a UK farmer explains how farmers are managing the heatwave conditions during harvest and the Adelaide Junior Heifer Show again attracts plenty of entrants.

Duration:00:52:53

South Australian Country Hour

7/19/2022
A South Australian breeder has just sold a 170 kilogram Ram for $115,000 dollars, confidence is up for South Australian merino and poll merino breeders heading into this seasons ram sales and South Australian date growers have producer a bumper crop.

Duration:00:53:20

South Australia Country Hour

7/18/2022
Tractor and farm machinery sales in the past year have toppled forty year records, Flinders University researchers have looked into the viability of farmers diversifying their land by offering services like B and B farm stays to stabilise income and an aerial control operation across the Adelaide Hill and Fleurieu Peninsula has culled more than 200 deer from Deep Creek National Park.

Duration:00:49:53

South Australia Country Hour

7/17/2022
Grain Producers SA has joined with an ag tech connectivity provider to try and give farmers more reliable mobile service, South Australia's Opposition is calling for increased biosecurity measures at the Adelaide Airport to keep foot and mouth disease out of the country and olive production across the country is down compared to last year, but a South Australian grower is working to limit biennial bearing.

Duration:00:50:28