Community awards launched to recognise contributors

THE South Australian Community Achievement Awards have been launched for 2014 and we are asking you to nominate our “salt of the earth” local community contributors and heroes – be it a group, organisation, business or an individual passionately serving our community. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

HATS off to Auburn group – again!

STATE AUSTRALIA DAY COMMUNITY EVENT WIN Clare Valley Carnival of Music has been announced joint winner of South Australia’s Community Event of the Year 2014, with Kodomo-no-Hi Japan Festival in Adelaide. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

There’s a drone in my crop!

New-age sensor, web-based and wireless technology – and even unmanned aerial vehicles or drones – are among options being considered for early detection of pests and diseases in South Australia and Australia’s broadacre cropping systems. • Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Regions benefit with stimulus program

South Australian councils will have no difficulty providing a list of shovel-ready projects to fit the State government’s new strategy to improve job and training opportunities for South Australian communities. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com