GAWLER Council could take the genetically modified (GM) crops debate to its residents, as it ponders asking for an exemption to new legislation which allows their cultivation.
A CLOUD of uncertainty is hanging over the heads of local farmers following the announcement of hefty tariffs on barley imported into China.
GENETICALLY modified (GM) crops are officially legal to grow in South Australia, after parliament passed a bill lifting a 16-year ban on their cultivation.
LOCAL councils have been given the power to apply to remain genetically-modified (GM) crop-free as part of a deal to lift a 16-year ban on its cultivation.
PLANS to build a large-scale horticulture centre at Mallala will be contested in court, after Adelaide Plains Council (APC) rejected the proposal over fears it could have an adverse effect on nearby farmers.
STATE Parliament has been recalled for an extra sitting week, as the State Government continues its push to end a ban on cultivating genetically modified (GM) crops.
FARMERS at a Korunye dairy farm have been left shattered after a shed containing machinery and feed was destroyed by arsonists this past week.