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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 19 January, 2018

1/18/2018
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Irrigators are being forced to ramp-up up their irrigation practices as the second day of extreme temperatures hit regional parts of the state, The State Government is playing down media reports that a foreign owner wants to buy the Port of Adelaide, It's been discussed in both honey and wine, and now Australia's olive industry is the latest to potentially be impacted in a debate around geographic identification, Crop scientists have welcomed proposed changes that would see some genetic...

Duration: 00:53:29


Country Hour for Thursday 18 of January, 2018

1/17/2018
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If elected in March the Liberal Opposition says it will invest 10 million dollars to fix the worst mobile black spots across regional South Australia, The Chairman of China's biggest wine producer says he expects Australia to surpass France as the largest exporter of wine to China, An Australian fine wool apparel brand says wool producers need to play a bigger role in the fibre's manufacturing process and this will help in the long run if the bottom drops out of the wool market.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Tuesday 16 January, 2016

1/15/2018
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Riverland 'Crusta' family buys back the processing plant they sold over decade ago, New wine and gin venture for two McLaren Vale businesses, New sprays to try and finally eliminate SA's snail problems.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Monday 15 January, 2017

1/14/2018
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A beef analyst thinks meat processors will have a very good year in 2018, however he says producers will have to wait for better prices, One of the world's biggest diary companies says it will pay damages to families affected by contaminated baby milk formula, Six tonnes of rotting carp in the Riverland is set to play a crucial role in whether a carp herpes virus will be released into the River Murray.

Duration: 00:54:38


Country Hour for Thursday 11 January, 2018

1/10/2018
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Qfly plan, SA Best, oyster hatchery, VR farming

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Wednesday 10 January, 2017

1/9/2018
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Prices at SA livestock yards are already dipping as TFI eases buying following last week's Murray Bridge fire, the first sterile male fruit flies from the Port Augusta facility are set for release in a matter of weeks following a fruit fly outbreak in metropolitan Adelaide, ABS data shows the high value of canola crops, and SA farmers remain left in uncertainty following India's chickpea and lentil tariff as national agriculture minister David Littleproud looks set to visit the country next...

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Monday 8 January, 2018

1/7/2018
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Grain industry representatives say the Federal Government isn't taking them seriously amid India's chickpea tariff hike, south east farmers are facing hundreds of perished livestock and damaged properties after bushfire tore through the region of Sherwood on Saturday, and around 30 employees from the fire-damaged TFI abattoir in Murray Bridge will be given positions at another company's meat processing plant.

Duration: 00:24:51


Country Hour for Friday 5 January

1/7/2018
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The CFS is bracing for catastrophic fire conditions on Saturday with extreme heat predicted, Sheep Producers Australia says it will do anything it can following an abattoir blaze in Murray Bridge, and momentum is growing behind a tax on sugar in Australia.

Duration: 00:24:52


Country Hour for Wednesday 3 January, 2018

1/2/2018
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A grains analyst says 2018 will see the world still awash with wheat and potential bad news for canola pricing, European dairy production ramping up could see history repeat itself in the dairy industry, a world-first tech advancement in wheat, and goon looks set to hang around in the Aussie wine industry despite a huge drop in consumption.

Duration: 00:54:37


Country Hour for Tuesday January 2, 2018

1/1/2018
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Ex-tropical cyclone Hilda that hit WA last week has helped bring heavy rain to communities along the South Australia - Northern Territory border, the NFF has released its new years resolutions for 2018, Biosecurity SA is defending its cleaning of quarantine bins following reports of one site overflowing with produce in the south-east of the state, and after four decades the Japanese government has lifted its control of the rice market.

Duration: 00:54:38


Country Hour for Friday 29 December, 2017

12/28/2017
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An Aussie grain trader says farmers should wait before making significant pulse planting decisions following India's 30 per cent export tariff, the state opposition is not committing to establishing a specialised stock squad in SA if elected in next year's election, and a wrap-up of South Australia's energy supply in 2017.

Duration: 00:24:51


Country Hour for Thursday 28 December, 2017

12/27/2017
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Calls have been re-ignited for a specialised stock squad in SA amid concerns authorities are not properly policing rising rural crime rates, and the state's two major political parties are seemingly going tit-for-tat in reforming the state's fishing industry after the SA Government announced a $20 million reform package.

Duration: 00:24:52


Country Hour for Wednesday 27 December, 2017

12/26/2017
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2017 has been a remarkable year for Australia's livestock industry as prices for sheep and lamb remain strong and a surge in the wool market, and despite figures showing Aussie fish production is looking healthy, there are concerns that global fish stocks are facing a crisis.

Duration: 00:24:51


Country Hour for Monday 18 December, 2017

12/17/2017
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Does a "premium price" exist for SA farmers where genetically modified crops are banned? The State Government supports the ban but the grain industry rejects it, and has now commissioned a commodity analyst to see if that is really the case, the South Australian freight council says the announcement of a compulsory new safety inspections for heavy vehicles will mean costs will only slightly go up for truck owners, and South Australia's water minister has touched down in New South Wales as...

Duration: 00:25:01


Country Hour for Tuesday 12 December, 2017

12/17/2017
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Recent studies by the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia show many SA residents were hesitant to clear properties of fuel due to the fear of losing native plants and animals, the wool market showing no sign of slowing in the lead up to Christmas, with the Eastern Market Indicator reaching a record high, and the avocado industry has funded a pop-up cafe in Sydney, serving the popular fruit 20 ways.

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Friday December 15, 2017

12/17/2017
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River compliance, sheep abuse, Christmas grain, regional solar

Duration: 00:29:48


Country Hour for Wednesday 13 December, 2017

12/12/2017
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Fire communications, Heywire winners, wine tax, co-ops are best

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Monday 11 December, 2017

12/10/2017
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The Australian Professional Rodeo Association has rejected calls from the RSPCA to ban bull riding, following an incident in Adelaide on Saturday where a bull broke its leg, the Horticulture Coalition of South Australia has used its election wish list to push for less government imposed levies and fees, a pilot program aimed at giving farmers in the Mid North detailed data on weather patterns is also expected to increase community safety.

Duration: 00:55:45


Country Hour for Friday 8 December, 2017

12/7/2017
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Senator Anne Ruston, and Minister Ian Hunter have been out checking on the progress of the 94 km flow path will connect flows from the Blackford Drain near Kingston to the Coorong South Lagoon, Archer Exploration has been granted approval for its Campoona graphite project, north of Cleve on Eastern Eyre Peninsula, industry groups are getting on board with DIY weather forecasting, amid claims it could save Australian agriculture many millions of dollars

Duration: 00:54:43


Country Hour for Thursday 7 December, 2017

12/7/2017
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Kangaroo Island will be seeing more tourists heading over now with Qantas flying on to the island as of Monday this week - but what does that mean for biosecurity on the island that prides itself on keeping everything pest free, Victorian senator Bridget McKenzie beat her colleagues in a ballot to become the federal National Party's new deputy leader, The Australian cotton industry says it's still confident of securing bipartisan support for the northern amendments to the Murray Darling...

Duration: 00:54:43

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