A CONTROVERSIAL horticulture development for Mallala is one step closer to being confirmed, despite backlash from local residents.
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.
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.
A PRIVATE Development Plan Amendment (DPA) lodged by one of Virginia’s largest businesses is set to be released for public consultation, after it was approved by Playford Council last week.
GROWERS on the Northern Adelaide Plains will have access to cheap, high-quality recycled water for horticulture operations by early next year.
AN Adelaide Plains farmer has been rewarded for giving struggling farmers a voice by being named South Australia’s Young Grower of the Year.
HORTICULTURE farmers in the Adelaide Plains are being urged by the State Government to make biosecurity a priority on their properties.