A SENIOR local industry figure is encouraging Riverland almond growers to harvest crops “as soon as they are ready” to avoid hull rot.
LOCALS and visitors to the region will descend on Lake Bonney this weekend for a carp-catching competition that, according to organisers, is set to be “bigger than Ben-Hur”.
A COLLAPSE in shipping to China following the coronavirus outbreak is expected to see a “significant drop” in Riverland wine exports to the country, according to local growers.
A SHARP drop in water prices has brought some relief to Riverland growers and irrigators, however a senior industry figure expects the market to be “tough” again this year.
A RIVERLAND council is “recognising the tourism” value of a notable local figure by offering a reduction in mooring rates for his boat.
THE management of trees on Renmark streets has sparked concerns among a local resident and council figure.
RIVERLANDERS have been urged to keep valuable belongings out of cars after two vehicles were broken into over the same weekend earlier this month.
THE Argo Barge has been raised from the bottom of the River Murray, however “it may be a month” until it starts journeying to Olivewood Historic Homestead.