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Safe Farming Tasmania (Safe_Farming_Tasmania_Flyer.pdf 219 KB)
Safe Farming Tasmania flyer, July 2015
Safe Farming Tasmania Induction Handbook​
The Safe Farming Tasmania Induction Handbook contains easy to read work health and safety information to help on-farm workplace induction practices.
Safe Work Australia
The role of Safe Work Australia is to develop national occupational health and safety (OHS) and workers' compensation policy; encourage policy discussion and research and promote consistency in legislation developed by states and territories.
Salinity causes major social, environmental and economic problems in many parts of Australia. Find out more about the causes and management of salinity with these weblinks
Salinity and Land Degradation in Tasmania
Issues, information and tools concerned with salinity management in Tasmania.
Save the Tasmanian Devil website
The fight to save the Tasmanian Devil is collaboration between the Tasmanian Government, the University of Tasmania and other research institutions, schools, individuals and the corporate community.
SCAMwatch is a site to help you recognise, report and protect yourself from scams. SCAMwatch is owned and maintained by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and is also the campaign portal for the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce.
Provides links to various organisations providing scholarships and programs related to agriculture.
Science of climate change (Science_of_Climate_Change_Fact_Sheet.pdf 921 KB)
Science of climate change
Science online databases
Online databases related to Science.
Seasonal Climate Outlook
The Bureau of Meteorology's Seasonal Climate Outlook is issued every month, giving probabilities for rainfall and temperatures in the season ahead.
Securely Fenced House Yards - Safe Play Areas on Farms TV Campaign
The Securely Fenced House Yards - Safe Play Areas on Farms TV Campaign is being conducted by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS, University of Sydney) and is funded by the Australian Government.
Selected Agricultural Commodities 2005-2006 (ABS)
Electronic release of an expanded set of agricultural commodity data (approx. 50 commodities), at state and national level for 2005-06.
Service Tasmania
Service Tasmania provides a one stop access to Government transactions, services and information.
Sheep Breed Societies
Provides links to sheep breed societies.
Sheep CRC
The CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation is a collaboration between Australia's leading sheep industry organisations, which is supported under the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program.
Sheep Drench - decision guide for Tasmania
Sheep drench decision guide for Tasmania from the national website - wormboss.com.au
Sheep feeding and nutrition (NSW DPI)
Provides links to a number of primefacts on sheep feeding and nutrition.
Sheep feedlot calculator
The feedlot calculator is easy to use and allows you to make well-informed decisions about the likely financial outcome before committing yourself.
Sheep Industry
Information on the wool and sheep meat industry in Tasmania.
Sheep lice &blowflies (EctoParasites_wshops.pdf 158 KB)
Sheep lice &blowfly workshops 2010
Sheep management (NSW DPI)
Provides a number of links to primefacts on sheep management.
Sheep yards & equipment (DPI NSW)
Provides links to a number of primefacts on sheep yard design and equipment.
SheepConnect Tasmania
SheepConnect is a cooperative initiative between Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and DPIPWE to engage sheep producers in continuous improvement of their sheep and wool productivity systems.
Sick of foam packaging for your vegies? A national solution is still years away
A council from regional NSW is blaming excess packaging as the reason why it cannot reach its zero waste-to-landfill target.
Single male Queensland fruit fly detected on Flinders Island during ongoing surveillance
A single adult male Queensland fruit fly has been detected on Flinders Island during the ongoing surveillance program undertaken by Biosecurity Tasmania. The detection does not affect northern Tasmania. The target date for reinstatement for the Northern Tasmanian Control Area remains 9 January 2019, subject to not detecting any fruit fly in this area.
Small business assistance
Support for people intending to commence in business and also for existing small businesses in Tasmania.
Small Farm Living Resource Centre
Small Farm Living Resource Centre prepared and maintained by NRM North.
Small Farm Planning Program - NRM South
Farm Planning Program - NRM South
Small Farms Small Grants round 2 Now Open
Grants valued between $5,000 and $200,000 are offered to organisations and individuals
Soil amendment with biochar & compost (Biochar_Update_July_2013.pdf 3279 KB)
Report on a TIA trial on the use of biochar (July 2013)
Soil compaction guidelines (NSW DPI)
Guidelines for managing soil compaction, from NSW DPI.
Soil Compaction in Tasmania
Information on soil compaction in Tasmania
Soil Erosion in Tasmania
Information on the extent, types, and control of soil erosion in Tasmania.
Soil erosion (NSW)
Provides information on different types of erosion and how to monitor erosion and manage erosion.
Soil import requirement (July 2010)
A fact sheet outlining a new Import Requirement regarding the importation of plant material or soil into Tasmania for laboratory analysis/diagnosis.
Soil Management in Tasmania
Comprehensive information on soil management including soil erosion, salinity, stubble management and various publications for producers.
Soil Maps of Tasmania
The Reconnaissance Soil Maps of Tasmania
soil moisture monitoring incentives (Intelligent_irrigation_Flyer.pdf 705 KB)
intelligent irrigation flyer
South Australia's emerging hemp industry forecast to be worth millions
South Australia's fledgling hemp industry could be worth $3 million annually within five years, government data shows.
South esk catchment moratorium (South_esk_moratorium_09.pdf 24 KB)
south esk water
Southdown Australia
Includes information on breed, history, sales, health, news and current breeders.
Southern Farming Systems
A farmer-driven non-profit organisation undertaking research and extension programs in southern Australia.
SPAA - Precision Agriculture Australia
SPAA is a non-profit and independent membership based group formed in 2002 to promote the development and adoption of precision agriculture (PA) technologies. The association aims to be the leading advocate for PA in Australia and through this role improve the profitability and sustainability of agricultural production systems via the adoption of PA.
Speed breeding of crops by Queensland researchers in bid to battle global hunger
Queensland researchers are speeding up the life cycle of crops to develop new varieties for Australian farmers in a bid to minimise the impacts of drought and climate change.
Spray Information and Incidents (DPIPWE)
Includes the contact number for enquiries and complaints about spray drift or other off-target movement of agricultural chemicals in Tasmania.
Springboard Development Program
Springboard has a range of development services designed to support and facilitate new and established businesses.
St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all States and Territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.
Start-up seeks to guarantee meat eating quality using science
Guaranteeing the eating quality of a steak or lamb chop is the aim of Adelaide start-up MEQ Probe.
Starting a Business (Aust Gov)
Information about hiring people; employer obligations; employee entitlements; skills and training; complaints, disputes and employee relations.
State Emergency Service Tasmania
The SES provides a volunteer response capability for severe storms and floods, road crash rescue, search and rescue/recovery and a range of other general rescue and community support roles.
State Library of Tasmania
State Library of Tasmania website with links to the online library catalogue, reference and research services.
State of the Climate 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO play an important role in monitoring, analysing and communicating observed changes in Australia's climate.
Statistics online databases
Online databases related to Statistics.
Stay smart online
A whole of Government, one-stop-shop for easy to follow e-security information.
Stock culled as drought drives grain, hay prices to 'scary' highs amid record demand
Farmers are culling animals and failing to cover the cost of production as grain prices skyrocket due to drought.
Stock Underpass Pilot Program (June 2017)
The Tasmanian Government has announced a Stock Underpass Pilot Program to help dairy farmers improve road and farm safety.
Strawberry needle scare: History shows growers may bounce back stronger than ever
In the aftermath of the needle tampering saga that gripped Australia, life and work for strawberry growers is slowly returning to normal.
Suffolk Sheep Society of Australia
Information on the breed, sheep sales and the Society.
Supporting Agricultural Communities (Aust Gov)
Assistance measures for farmers from the Australian Government.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (US)
US organisation which helps to advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities through a nationwide research and education grants program.
Syngenta Australia material safety data sheets
Provides material safety data sheets and information on Syngenta Australia products.
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