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Country Hour South Australia

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Adelaide, SA

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English


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Country Hour for Friday 17 November, 2017

11/16/2017
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Wool AGM, wild weather, Ceduna harvest, goat meat demand, big data

Duration: 00:54:32


Country Hour for Thursday 16 November, 2017

11/15/2017
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GM ban extended, rain deluge damage and animal cruelty filming laws.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Wednesday 15 November, 2017

11/14/2017
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Rural Australia is often broadly accused as being against same-sex marriage and therefore the biggest barrier to it, but today's results show that was not the case, Young Farmer of the Year and same-sex marriage advocate Jason Smith, Australian apricots will finally hit the supermarket shelves of China, Moorlands sheep producer Allan Piggott has been appointed president of the newly formed body Sheep Producers Australia

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Tuesday 14 November, 2017

11/13/2017
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The Country Fire Service is battling another header fire today, two in 24 hours, The South Australian Greens are trying to capitalise on the chaos plaguing the Federal Government over the citizenship saga, by trying to strong arm the prime minister into splitting the water and agriculture portfolios, the Greens will try to pass a motion tomorrow, Wool producers are complaining about not receiving voting information for a key vote on the industry's future just days before it's due to take...

Duration: 00:54:24


Country Hour for Monday 13 November, 2017

11/13/2017
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Hemp can be legally grown in SA now, New FTA for Peru, Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are no longer the exclusive domain of tech enthusiasts, with agricultural commodity traders, and even cattle and grain producers, getting on board now too.

Duration: 00:54:41


Country Hour for Friday 10 November, 2017

11/9/2017
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Wool record, storm recovery, dairy plan, glyphosate debate

Duration: 00:54:31


Country Hour for Thursday 9 November, 2017

11/8/2017
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Australia's wine exports have experienced phenomenal growth over the past 12 months, but the industry is pushing to boost that even more, that was discussed in Adelaide today, China's drive to muscle in on the Australian dairy market was fairly apparent in the recent bidding war for Murray Goulburn, If you've lived your whole life on the land you probably expect that that's where you'll die, but the chances of that are actually pretty slim, one Queensland town has done their utmost to make...

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 8 November, 2017

11/7/2017
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Large mobs of emus are trampling grain crops across South Australia and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage as they go, Meanwhile one of South Australia's last remaining emu breeders says farming emus for their fat has helped save his business amid a dying industry, Students at a school on the Eyre Peninsula are helping to collect data which can be used to help grow the best oysters.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Tuesday 7 November, 2017

11/7/2017
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2017 is on track to be among the top three hottest years on record for the globe according to the United Nation's World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Frost over the weekend has damaged crops in the south east of the state, and across the border in Victoria, some farmers are reporting half of their lentil crops being destroyed, by a weather event known as 'a black frost', Landcare SA comment on Liberal policy NRM changes if elected.

Duration: 00:54:09


Country Hour for Monday 6 November, 2017

11/5/2017
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The SA Liberal Party says the NRM system is 'broken' and yesterday announced a policy that they say will shake up of the Natural Resources Management Scheme, Minister Ian Hunter says there is nothing wrong the NRM system, and the Labour party is excelling in NRM, Hay fires are on the rise, CFS says farmers need to remain vigilant, Almond season is down, but still good with an average crop prediction.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Friday 3 November, 2017

11/2/2017
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Australia's wool industry is in a renaissance not seen since the golden era of the 1950s, with record prices set this week and a billion dollars in sales in the last four months, A Victorian MP believes the federal government's citizenship saga is now starting to hurt regional Australia, with the now former federal Water Minister Barnaby Joyce disqualified from parliament, a meeting of federal and state water ministers has been postponed, a very funny call for a BIG PEANUT in Queensland...

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour, Thursday 2 November, 2017

11/1/2017
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South Australia's water minister has gate crashed a Senate inquiry hearing in Adelaide this morning, that's investigating water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australian Conservatives and Liberals will block the latest mining act review, The largest abalone producer in the Southern Hemisphere - Yumbah Aquaculture - is today officially opening a new $1 million central processing facility in Adelaide.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 1 November, 2017

10/31/2017
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As lamb prices soar, SA Police has announced it's investigating the theft of 150 ewes and lambs from a farm on the Eyre Peninsula, Dr Alistair Harkness is a senior lecturer in Criminal Justice at Federation University, with a special focus on farm crime, As prices for Australian wool soars and optimism returns to the industry, comparisons are being made to the nation's first wool boom, in the 1950s Someone who is best placed to compare the two is 94 year old Fred Whitby, who has lived...

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Tuesday 31 October, 2017

10/30/2017
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Apple, pear and cherry crops in the Adelaide Hills have been badly damaged by a hail storm, causing growers plenty of concern for the upcoming season, Grain growers are still assessing the damage, but not only hail, 'wind strike' on lentils, canola and barley, Assistant Minister Anne Ruston insists farmers will hardly notice the temporary ministerial change to water and agriculture, as the current Prime Minister takes over Barnaby Joyce's portfolio, China has lifted suspensions it placed...

Duration: 00:55:00


Country Hour for Monday 30 October, 2017

10/30/2017
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Apple, pear and cherry growers have been hit hard in the Adelaide Hills by the weekend's hail, with early estimates at 90% of all fruit damaged, As his leader fights for his political survival, newly reinstalled Cabinet minister Matt Canavan is rejecting suggestions his colleagues are at war with their Coalition partner, Avocados set for there biggest crop ever this year, but who will buy them?

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Friday 27 October, 2017

10/26/2017
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After weeks of speculation, Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn has accepted a takeover offer from Canadian company Saputo for $1.3 billion dollars, A far west grazier says it'll be a game changer for far west New South Wales if a collaboratively owned pellet mill gets off the ground, Chances are that roses bought in florists are grown overseas, with the rise of cheap imports from South America and Africa making it near impossible for Australian growers to compete.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Wednesday 25 October, 2017

10/24/2017
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A new oyster hatchery has opened at Cowell on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula, after 12 months in the making, $50 million dollar property up for grabs in the state's south east at Mount Schank, Wild dogs are trapped closer to Adelaide, Livestock industry leaders call for help to stop the problem.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Tuesday 24 October, 2017

10/24/2017
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Wool growers have alleged their industry body, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has a "toxic culture" that is holding farmers back, A group of Australian farmers have trekked across to the United States to take a look at some of the country's largest scale farming operations, A public relations professor says Australia can expect more fake ag news, as big business exploits a weakening media

Duration: 00:59:21


Country Hour for Wednesday 18 October, 2017

10/23/2017
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A piece of South Australian history, famed for where Thomas Elder based his herd of camels to develop South Australis's pastoral industry, will go under the hammer today, The South Australian Opposition says it will start a royalties for regions fund if elected next year, using mining royalties to finance regional road and infrastructure projects, A York Peninsula farmer has likened the cost of controlling snails on his grain farm to buying a new BMW.

Duration: 00:56:13


Country Hour for Wednesday 23 October, 2017

10/23/2017
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AWI apology, calls to extend GM ban, Murray Darling sham consultancy, California fires

Duration: 00:59:28

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