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2019/20 Grain Season Set to Top Past 2 Years

According to the July edition of the Crop and Pasture Report, the first grain estimate is looking positive for the 2019-20 season, indicating SA’s production may eclipse the past 2 years at an estimate of 7.95 tonnes. 

Positive outlook for GM Crops

Following the Government's announcement on the proposal to lift the ban on genetically modified food crops across Mainland South Australia, with draft regulations to come into operation on December 1st, Eyre Peninsula Farmers are looking forward to the change, with EP Grower Heather Baldock looking forward to better agronomic traits...

Runaway Brides Wrap 2019 Variety Bash

Following raising $105,000 for Variety SA, the Runaway Brides Car MLC successfully completed the 2019 Variety Bash.   Whilst the Bash route covered 2,946 km, the additional travel to the start point in Mawson Lakes and return from the Murray Bridge Finish line, the brides covered more thank 5000km in the 7...

SA Rural Womens Gathering 2019

Rural women across the Eyre Peninsula are being encouraged to register for this years SA Rural Women’s Gathering ahead of registrations closing September 1st. Having been held in Cleve in 2017 and Cummins and Kimba in years prior, the Gathering is set to head to Strathalbyn for the 2019 event. With a...

Qantas' Regional Grants Program

Time is running out for applications to Round 1 of Qantas’ Regional Grants program.   The program which offers a share of 5 million dollars in grants funding, spread across five years to aid charities , organisations, causes, projects and individuals that help deliver direct services or benefits to regional communities. With the...

Drink Driver caught in Ceduna

A drink driver blew more than four times the legal limit at Ceduna on the weekend. About 1.10am on Saturday 17 August, police pulled over a vehicle on the Eyre Highway at Ceduna for a mobile driver test.   The driver, a 50-year-old Yalata man, recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.208.  Further...