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Country Hour for Friday 18 August, 2017

8/21/2017
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The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy says there needs to be a more cost effective way for farmers and miners to resolve land access disputes, Riverland growers are using facebook to sell leftover produce, Beef and sheep producers across South Australia are being asked to do their bit to help children with cancer.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Wednesday 16 August, 2017

8/16/2017
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Adelaide Hills flooding, regional chefs, illegal netting, weed robots

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Tuesday 15 August, 2017

8/15/2017
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- For the second straight day, Parliament House is consumed with questions of citizenship, and the legitimacy of the Deputy Prime Minister's election.

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Country Hour for Monday 14 August, 2017

8/14/2017
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- The Environment Department says it's likely South Australia won't get its full water allocation next year

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Country Hour for Friday 11 August, 2017

8/11/2017
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Farmers and industry stakeholders across the livestock and grains industry gathered in the Adelaide Hills today for the Growing SA conference, with the big announcement that PPSA will join the National Farmers Federation giving them better representation in the MDBA debate, the state opposition has proposed, if elected next year, they will fund resources to help farmers fight mining companies, and the CWA has increasing number again, with wine nights, replacing tea and scones.

Duration: 00:54:40


Country Hour for Thursday 10 August, 2017

8/10/2017
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The inquiry is looking at bad behaviour in saleyards, and how to make sure beef producers are getting a fair price for their livestock, Flinders Ports has announced plans to re-open the West Coast Port of Thevenard in the first week of October amid growing concerns for the local economy, A dairy farmers' group wants Australia to follow Europe, Canada and the USA in cracking down on what is, and isn't 'milk'.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 9 August, 2017

8/9/2017
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The South Australian Opposition has lashed out at the State Government, accusing it of not bidding for enough phone towers for remote parts of the state, a farmer near Galga, in South Australia's Mallee, says his business had suffered from lost contracts as a result of limited mobile reception, feral pigs have been trapped in new areas of the Mid North of South Australia

Duration: 00:55:26


Country Hour for Tuesday 8 August, 2017

8/8/2017
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Senators investigating collusion and anti-competitive behaviour in livestock saleyards say they have seen no sign the red meat industry is willing to regulate itself, the Federal Government will conduct a review of security, amid concern there's no screening of regional airport passengers on planes weighing less than 20 tonnes, licenced surveyors and students in South Australia have completed a unique volunteer project helping victims of the Pinery bushfires get their properties back into...

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Monday 7th August, 2017

8/7/2017
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Farmers on the Eyre Peninsula are breathing a small sigh of relief as many parts received much needed rain over the weekend, the wet winter weather over the weekend has also been welcomed by Adelaide Hills cherry growers, still recovering from a disastrous harvest last year, to the south east where it's too wet in places, the South Australian Oyster Growers Association says it is doing what it can to support its growers as they face a certain shortage of oysters.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Friday 4 August, 2017

8/4/2017
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Two weeks since the Four Corners story on alleged water theft in NSW, South Australia's water minister, Ian Hunter, is calling on all the people involved in that secret conversation to be exposed and held accountable, Senator Anne Ruston, Assistant federal water minister says everyone needs to calm down and work together on the current MDBA plan, and an Adelaide based roo meat supplier says the story of a woman finding a bullet in her steak are 'unlikely'.

Duration: 00:55:08


Country Hour for Thursday 3 August, 2017

8/3/2017
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Overnight Paul Hotker from Bleasdale Vineyards was named Wine Maker of the Year at the James Halliday Wine Companion Awards 2018, he says it helps put Langhorne Creek on the map as a high quality wine growing region, United States farmers and ranchers are among president Donald Trump's strongest supporters, Australia's place in an increasingly competitive grains market has dominated discussion at one of the industry's biggest annual events in Melbourne this week

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Wednesday 2 August, 2017

8/2/2017
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The National Wine grape crush figures suggest the glut is over? Confidence in rural businesses in South Australia is plummeting, according to the latest Bank SA State Monitor, The residents of a small South Australian town are angry over the loss of their only petrol station

Duration: 00:54:38


Country Hour for Tuesday 1 August, 2017

8/1/2017
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Figures released in State parliament budget estimates revealed improved rates of approvals for drought loans and dairy loans across South Australia, the State Government has admitted South Australian farmers won't be able to grow industrial hemp for at least another 12 months, The Greens put the bill up, that saw industrial hemp legalised in South Australia, they are not happy with the delay

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Monday 31 July, 2017

7/31/2017
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Biosecurity South Australia has confirmed genetically modified canola has accidentally been planted on a farm in the state's mid-north, South Australia is the only mainland state to ban the growing of GM crops, and fines of up to 200,000 dollars can apply to anyone who breaks that law, SA politicians from across the divide have joined forces this morning to slam the proposed inquiry into water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin, saying a judicial inquiry is needed

Duration: 00:54:41


Country Hour for Friday 28 July, 2017

7/28/2017
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After feeling vindicated by revelations of water mismanagement on the Barwon Darling, a lower Darling grazier says he feels betrayed by a lack of action from Federal Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce. With a South Australian election looming, the grains industry is pressuring all political parties to drop their support of the ban on the growing of genetically modified crops in the state. A forestry company says red gum theft from areas within their forests are causing harm to local...

Duration: 00:54:40


Country Hour for Thursday 27 July, 2017

7/27/2017
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China has slapped a suspension on Australian meatworks, that puts at stake up to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of beef exports, the Murray Darling Basin Authority says it's working on changes to the Basin plan to prevent what's being called the "gaming" of water, one the issues raised in the Four Corners program on Monday night, Geologists and miners from around the country have gathered in Broken Hill this week for a Geosciences Australia Symposium on the rich and historic...

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 26th July, 2017

7/26/2017
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Water Minister Barnaby Joyce says allegations of "water theft" in far western New South Wales are a serious concern, but the Commonwealth won't step in to investigate, Former New South Wales Water Minister Kevin Humphries, will be referred to ICAC along with a senior water bureaucrat after revelations on Four Corners about the relationship between them and irrigation lobbyists, Ngiyaampaa elder Beryl Carmichael from Menindee says it was galling to see so much water pumped from the river in...

Duration: 00:54:40


Country Hour for Tuesday 25th of July, 2017

7/25/2017
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There are calls for an independent review of the New South Wales Government's handling of River Murray water, after serious doubts were raised about the effectiveness of the multi-billion-dollar Murray-Darling Basin Plan, South Australia's Water Minister Ian Hunter says he's shocked and disappointed by the revelations that billions of litres of River Murray water have been misused on upstream cotton farms, National Irrigators chair says he was a little disappointed with the program and the...

Duration: 00:54:41


Country Hour for Monday 24 July, 2017

7/24/2017
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A Four Corners investigation has found that in the Barwon-Darling system, a critical link in the wider Murray-Darling Basin, NSW Government water extraction rules have given irrigators more reliable access to water than prior to 2012 when the Basin Plan was signed, Clean Seas Seafood says a rebranding of its Kingfish will highlight the uniqueness of the product, A far west New South Wales birdwatcher says he's thrilled that the Australian Bustard, or bush turkey has been sighted at...

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Friday 21 July, 2017

7/21/2017
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SafeWork SA's releases a new farm safety plan, the future of Australia's network of marine parks has taken a major step forward with the release of the final draft plans for consultation, it looks and tastes a bit like an ugly lemon but it is making big waves with some of Australia's top chefs.

Duration: 00:54:43

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