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Netting more dollars for apple and citrus growers
20 March 2017

Initial observations from a project in South Australia have revealed that the benefits of permanent netting might extend beyond providing protection from pests.

Students scope out storyline for native fish
20 March 2017

An exciting venture has started involving Barmera Primary School, local artist Liz Frankel and the Katfish Reach project.

Border Track bookings go online in time for opening
20 March 2017

Online booking has been introduced in time for the reopening of the Border Track, the popular four-wheel drive trail that winds its way through Ngarkat Conservation Park.

Automation provides peace of mind for irrigators (Dairy SA article)
20 March 2017

Innovate and save – that’s the key message taken from a DairySA-led River Dairy Discussion Group field excursion held in February. With a focus on ‘Local Irrigation Innovation’, three Murraylands dairy farms showcased their irrigation systems and provided a valuable insight into the importance of irrigation efficiency and the resultant cost savings.

Diversity stems from irrigation efficiency gains
16 March 2017

The upgrade of an irrigation system has paid dividends for Daniel Dalzell’s vineyard, and has opened the door to diversify into avocados.

Tackling cactus control together
07 March 2017

Positive results are now being seen by landholders in the Swan Reach Nildottie areas, who have been working with Natural Resources South Australian Murray-Darling Basin to control large infestations of wheel cactus (Opuntia robusta).

Get the buzz on Ngarkat Conservation Park
07 March 2017

Natural Resources South Australia Murray-Darling Basin is inviting community living near Ngarkat Conservation Park, interested in fire prevention or conservation to an information evening, 21 March 2017

Introducing our new district officer - Sophie Harrison
28 February 2017

Natural Resources South Australian Murray-Darling Basin’s new district officer Sophie Harrison grew up in Adelaide and spent much of her childhood exploring the Mallee country near her parents holiday block at Purnong near Bowhill in SA.

Mallee farmers get the dirt on soils and crop nutrition
14 February 2017

The Mallee and Coorong Natural Resources Management (NRM) Group recently hosted a Soils and Nutrition Forum at Bowhill, with more than 50 local community members and land owners attending.

Serious weed found in backyard pond in Berri
14 February 2017

A Riverland gardener realised she had the serious aquatic weed parrot feather growing in her home pond following a newspaper story last year on the pest plant.