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Country Hour for Tuesday 19 September, 2017

9/19/2017
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A South Australian sheep and beef meat processor is facing another temporary ban on exports to Asia, A live cattle export vessel which was temporarily suspended from shipping after 95 cattle died on board during its maiden voyage, has been reaccredited, It's huge day for grain growers in the mid north, with more than 600 growers turning out for the annual Hart Field Day.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Monday 18 September, 2017

9/18/2017
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The bureaucrat at the centre of the Four Corners program into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan - Gavin Hanlon, the Deputy Director General at DPI Water, has resigned effective from today, Thevenard Port is expected to re-open for shipping late this week after closing for structural repairs in June, the popularity of TV fantasy show 'Game of Thrones' could be bringing the age old art of blacksmithing back to life.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Friday 15 September, 2017

9/15/2017
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Wool scandal, water tensions, oyster hatchery

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Thursday 15 September, 2017

9/14/2017
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One of Australia's largest wine companies says a changing market is behind its decision to shed around 35 employees from its Riverland operations, Australian Wool Innovation says it regrets what's been dubbed the man in the mirror scandal but claims its chairman hasn't broken any rules, Wildlife researchers are optimistic that populations of one of Australia's most rare, endangered and mysterious birds - is living safely in the Australian outback.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 13 September, 2017

9/13/2017
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The Cattle Council of Australia has come out swinging in the face of a damning senate inquiry report which basically concludes the red meat industry would be better off without it, CSIRO researcher says worst spring mice numbers in five years, and farmers need to be vigilant, SA Power Networks says since 2012, 125 incidents of damage to the electricity distribution network have been recorded due to farm activity.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Thursday 7 September, 2017

9/7/2017
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Leading sheep breeders from across the country have been shocked to find out that an anonymous focus group was watched covertly by Chair of Australian Wool Innovation, Wal Merriman, Mid North community members have pitched in almost $2,000 in reward money for information regarding the killing and possible torture of pet sheep at Peterborough, Co-creator of George the Farmer, Simone Kain talks about his new international pitch to teach kids about where food comes from.

Duration: 00:54:44


Country Hour for Tuesday 5 September, 2017

9/5/2017
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Bushfire season looms, farm confidence falls, paddle wheeler returns

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Country Hour for Thursday 31 August, 2017

8/31/2017
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South Australia will get average rain fall for the next three months, according to the latest climate outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology, Citrus growers around Australia are experiencing a boom - with demand and prices predicted to beat records for the third year running, Wendy Altschwager thought she'd educate the city people by writing about rural Australia, but rural people love her books instead.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 30 August, 2017

8/30/2017
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Qatari investor sells farms, food technology, quad bike ban, game meat

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Country Hour for Tuesday 29 August, 2017

8/29/2017
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The State Opposition says it wants to reform South Australia's national resource management system to give more autonomy back to local NRM boards, Pest controllers and farming lobbyists says landholders across far west New South Wales need to step up and manage wild dogs before it's too late, As the Australian wine industry continues to bask in a multi-million dollar investment from the Australian Government, it seems not everyone is over the moon.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Monday 28 August, 2017

8/28/2017
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$50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package launched in Adelaide to capitalise on exports and wine tourism, Millions of investment dollars have been put towards so-called 'clean meat' in recent days - that's chicken, duck and beef, all being produced by multiplying animal cells in a laboratory, Riverland growers say the issue of fruit theft is an increasing headache for growers, after hundreds of avocados were found last week, assumed stolen.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Friday 25 August, 2017

8/25/2017
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As levels shrink in the Menindee Lakes, water authorities met with Lower Darling producers to discuss drought management options, Orange tractors mark the 60th Anniversary trek of the Tail End Charlie Tractor - replicating an original rally trek that was taken in 1957, A central Victorian tech company has come up with an innovative way to connect farmers to the NBN by reflecting internet signals from farm hills to farm houses

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Friday 18 August, 2017

8/20/2017
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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

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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

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