Clare finalists in SA Blockchain Innovation Challenge

Clare Valley grapegrower David Travers and winemaker Jeffrey Grosset have been announced finalists in this month’s Premier’s Blockchain Innovation Challenge in Adelaide. The pair’s entry – a technological solution to increasing security of wine sales – is one of 10 finalists from more than 50 entries. • Pictured: Clare Valley grapegrower David Travers and winemaker Jeffrey […]

Brianna heads south

Former Pinery girl, Brianna Wedding, has always loved her sport. She has played both netball – for Hamley Bridge in the Adelaide Plains Netball Association, and basketball for Owen – in the Adelaide Plains Basketball Association – from a young age.   Read the full story in our online edition:

Black Dog ride kicks off

BIKES will be revving for a good cause on Sunday, March 17, as this year’s local Black Dog Ride will kick off in Jamestown. The Black Dog Ride, which was established in 2009, is an annual event held on the same day Australia-wide, which attracts thousands of motorcyclists to bond together and raise awareness for […]

bandits busted

Police have charged four people following a break-in at a property at Armagh last Wednesday morning. Property owner, Wayne Allen, was contacted around 8am by a workmate who had noticed a ute parked near his shed. “As I approached the property, I saw the vehicle come out, and as it went past me, I noticed […]

Marooned in a lagoon

MAJOR users of the Balaklava’s treated water scheme, including the racing club and council-owned parks, are irrigating with mains water after the town’s storage lagoon effectively ran dry. While a hot, dry summer and large water demands have been contributors to the lagoon’s low levels, a mechanical breakdown has meant the town’s wastewater has been […]

Owen Ag Bureau does Swan Hill

Twelve members ventured across the border last week for a whirlwind tour of the Swan Hill region. First stop was CMV pistachio nut farm at Robinvale. Members were shown through the plant and orchards, which are all drip irrigated.   Read the full story in our online edition: