Weather stations to protect local crops

A $1.2 million State Government grant will allow state-of-the-art localised automatic weather stations to equip food producers in the Riverland and Mallee with key data to protect local wine grape and horticultural growers from spray drift. Pictured at the funding announcement last week are (from left) Mallee Sustainable farming director Andrew Biele, Peter Cousins Consulting director Peter Cousins, Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone, Agrilink Agricultural Consultants director Mick Faulkner and Mallee Sustainable Farming program manager Tanja Morgan. PHOTO: Peta-Marie Philippou

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