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  • Suicide Prevention

    Most of us have been touched by suicide, if not inside our own family perhaps a friend or someone from our workplace. Statistics show that more than 8 people die each day in Australia as a result of suicide and the majority of these are men.

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  • AWRI Seminar

    May is certainly shaping up as a busy month for catch-up activities and a number of important events. A half day seminar conducted by the (industry owned) Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) will be held at the Loxton Research Centre, in the new building, on Friday, May 12.

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  • Reality Bites

    The outcome of the CCW Price Determination case was communicated last Thursday evening to members. Early feedback is mixed but one thing is certain; this is a dose of reality. The independent expert’s decision on prices is final and binding.  The rationale for making the call on Shiraz at $385 and Cab...

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  • Trev Noble’s at it again

    The Riverland has plenty of champions with a passion for the region and its people. Trev Noble is one of those. He heads up GrowSmart, the outfit that exists to educate and train our growers. His latest newsletter is here for all to read and find out where and when to brush-up on what you and your...

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  • Safe Ag Systems

    It’s dry but it’s imperative to read this: Do you know your obligations when it comes to work health and safety on farm?  The grace period is over and now more than ever it is important to get farmers talking about what their obligations are and how to easily integrate safety into their day.

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  • Spray drift - More concerns

    Two more reports have come to hand in the past week of alleged chemical incursions from spray drift.  Indications are that one of these incursions appears to be the result of 2, 4 – D (ester) drifting in from a nearby broadacre property and the other appears to be the result of Bromacil used as a...

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  • Riverland prominent at ProWein

    As reported in Tuesday’s Pioneer the Riverland was well represented at Prowein, the world’s largest wine trade fair at Dusseldorf in Germany in the third week of March. Kingston Estate Wines, Salena Estate Wines, Brian Dominic wines, Delinquente Wine Co and 919 Wines all proudly proclaimed their...

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  • Water allocation

      Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter announced that South Australia’s River Murray water access entitlement holders will receive a 100 per cent water allocation in 2017-18. Water Allocations History ...

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Loxton, South Australia
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Last observation: 26/04/2017 at 23:00
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Last observation: 26/04/2017 at 23:00
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