GAWLER’S primary producers are almost split on whether to keep the council area as a genetically modified (GM) crop-free zone into the future.
WHILE recent weather conditions have been cold and wintry, a lack of rainfall has farmers worried for this season’s crop.
FOR the fourth time in seven months the upper house of State Parliament is set to dismiss a State Government push to lift the ban on cultivating genetically modified (GM) crops.
LOCAL farmers are fuming at State Parliament’s rejection of new laws which would allow them to grow genetically modified (GM) crops.
WHEN Gawler East resident Mal Highet saw the devastation drought and water mismanagement had taken on his home town of Menindee, New South Wales, he knew he had to act.