ADELAIDE Plains grain farmers aren’t convinced by a State Government proposal that would give the Country Fire Service (CFS) the power to halt harvesting should the threat of it starting a fire become too high.
DROUGHT-AFFECTED farmers and their mental health were at the front of the minds of disability employment service APM when it decided on a group to help fundraise for.
FARMERS across the Light Regional Council district have been issued new burning permits, after elected members recently added a new condition pertaining to the potentially damaging impact of smoke on grapes.
MUDDY fields of green are replacing the landscape once scarred by the Pinery fire, as local farmers complete their sowing season.
MORE than $100,000 worth of grain donations have been given to farmers impacted by the Pinery fire.
THE Gawler Farmers’ Market will hold its first event this Saturday, with 30 local farmers and producers selling fresh, seasonal produce direct to consumers.
BAROSSA police are warning farmers to beware of the “lucrative business” of stock theft, after 16 ewes were reported stolen from a paddock at Freeling last week.
THE devastating Pinery fire, which started last Wednesday, has claimed the lives of two people, 69-year-old Allan Tiller and 56-year-old Janet Hughes, while five people remain in hospital in