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Agribusiness

Local Farmers Seminars

A series of Local Farmers Seminars are being planned to further support the Agribusiness sector. The first in the series highlights measures to assist in the control of pest animals in the region.

Seminar: Fox and Rabbit Control – What are the options for landholders?

Join us for an information session with Megan Harper from Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, and Josh Rosser from Biosecurity SA. You will find out about new and conventional control methods, and the associated regulations for use. See examples of how to plan a control program based on the available options. Bring your neighbours along, and hear about the benefits of working together!

Date: 21 November 2019

Time: 10 am

Location: City of Victor Harbor Civic Centre (Encounter Room), 1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor

RSVP:        Confirm your attendance by emailing localgov@victor.sa.gov.au or call  08 8551 0570.

Rural Landholders Handbook

Rural landholders and farmers in the City of Victor Harbor will be given an extra helping hand with the release of a new Rural Living Handbook that provides helpful information and guidance for settling into life in the district.

The new handbook provides new and prospective rural landholders with advice and guidance on the various aspects of managing rural property while providing references to support and assistance that is available to help new or new to the area property owners with embracing life on the land.

Rural Living Handbook(5609 kb)

 

Agribusiness Working Group

The City of Victor Harbor has acknowledged the importance of the agribusiness sector to the future prosperity of the local community.  Council are seeking to be better informed about the challenges and opportunities that are affecting local producers and those in the agribusiness sector.

The Council have established an Agribusiness Working Group that reports to Council on matters related to Agribusiness, Primary Production and Rural Affairs.  

The group generally meets on a monthly basis.  Further information on the functions of the group can be found here Advisory and Working Groups.

 

2017 Agribusiness Survey

The City of Victor Harbor through its Agribusiness Reference Group have circulated a survey to over 450 local rural landowners seeking to be better informed about issues affecting the agribusiness and rural community.  Survey responses have now closed, with 60 surveys completed and presented to the Council.  The Agribusiness Reference Group have reviewed the survey responses are now working on how this feedback can be meaningfully applied to issues directly affecting our rural community. 

The 'Key Findings' from the Agribusiness Survey have been compiled into report that is being used to inform Council's decision making processes relating to rural and agribusiness matters.

Agribusiness Survey Report

 

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Stay in touch with upcoming events and news directly related to our agribusiness and rural community.
 
 
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