A SPIDER rarely found in South Australia has been spotted crawling in a Cadell man’s yard.
A LOCAL politician is calling on the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) to speed up its processes to control Riverland fruit-fly outbreaks as the crisis continues to create havoc for local growers.
RIVERLAND councils need powers to improve the management of abandoned fruit blocks in order to prevent further fruit fly outbreaks, says a local MP.
THE release of sterile fruit flies at Riverland outbreak zones is hoped to prevent the pest from spreading further throughout the region.
RIVERLANDERS have been advised to strip backyard trees in an effort to stop the spread of fruit fly, after two more local outbreaks were declared last week.
THE impacts of fruit fly outbreaks in the Riverland will be felt across the whole horticultural sector, according to a local MP.
A GRANT program helping horticulture growers improve water efficiency and protect crops from weather damage has attracted nearly $3 million worth of applications from the Riverland.
BERRI Barmera councillors have shown their support for the council district to remain free of genetically-modified (GM) crops, after receiving community feedback overwhelmingly against lifting the moratorium.