Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper - Items filtered by date: December 2016
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:58

Boosting oyster production

THE state government and industry are working together to ensure the continual supply of juvenile Pacific oysters (spat) and help safeguard an industry worth $32million a year.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:57

Supporting ag employment

AUSTRALIAN agriculture — like all industries — is engaged in fierce competition for the best and brightest. Attracting and retaining great people is the key to ensuring a bright, profitable future for the sector.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:56

Stay alert to fatigue during harvest

WITH farmers and truck drivers working long hours to get this season’s crop off, it is a timely reminder to manage fatigue.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:55

Increased rainfall a mixed blessing

HIGH rainfall across South Australia in the past year has been a mixed blessing for the state’s farmers, according to the latest BankSA Rural Price Index.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:33

Your View: Small schools

I READ with interest the article about the closure of small schools (Sunday Mail 4-12-16).

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:32

Your View: Wrong ideas

THE recent round of reduced bag limits shows all too clearly the state government is not fit to govern. Especially infuriating is reducing the recreational bag limit for blue swimmer crabs but significantly upping the commercial take.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:32

Your View: Volunteer thanks

INTERNATIONAL Volunteer Day (December 5) was a time for us to reflect on the immense contribution volunteers make to our society and thank them for all they do.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 14:31

Your View: Design input

WOW, the new Kadina playground sounds cool! I love the ideas being proposed.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:44

LUCKY ESCAPE

Driver escapes after truck catches alight

A MAN has been treated for burns after the truck he was driving caught alight about 9.20am yesterday (Monday, December 12).

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:43

PLAYING WITH PLANS FOR KADINA PARK

A FIVE to six-metre-high play structure, more open spaces, connected paths and a plaza area could feature in the redevelopment of Victoria Square, Kadina.

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