Burra's Mining Foundations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 22, 2019 1:44:15 PM
 
 

South Australia was founded in 1834 to uphold the ideals of religious tolerance and personal freedom. The first colonists came to Adelaide expecting to make a living with business, pastoral investments, and agriculture, but their eyes soon turned to South Australia's rich natural resources. Lead was discovered in 1838 near Adelaide, and a copper mine was founded in 1842. Adelaide soon had carts full of rich copper ore trundling down its streets to be shipped off around the world. South Australia's wealth of minerals spurred Australians all over the continent to explore for natural resources.

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Topics: South australia, Country, Burra, History

What do farmers do during a heat wave?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2019 7:06:00 AM
 
 
The last couple of weeks have been uncomfortable for many around Australia as wave after wave of long hot days set in. Temperatures have reached over 40 degrees across the country, in many areas of inland Australia well above for days in a row, but everything can’t stop for the weather.
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Topics: Animal Welfare, cattle station, South australia, Australian, risk, Outback, Country, Production

Princess Royal Station 2018

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 14, 2018 12:43:09 PM
 
Well, its that time of year. The Christmas decorations are going up and the carols have started on the radio. As 2018 comes to an end here at Princess Royal, we thought we’d share a snippet of what has been a somewhat trying season as well as some of the achievements we are proud of in this last blog of the year.
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Topics: Australians, Agriculture, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia, South australia, Family, Farming Families

Fast Facts About 8 Common Australian Crops

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM
How much do you know about some common broadacre crops? Can you recognise them as you drive past on country roads? Do you know what they are all used for?
 
We decided to put together a list of 8 common Australian crops that can be seen in many regional areas and some of their characteristics .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, South australia, Cropping, Crop, Hay, Australia, Feedlots, Crops

When did Australians learn to love wine?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 9, 2018 8:04:00 AM

There is no doubting that us Aussies love our plonk. The ABS published that in 2012-13, 487.7 million litres of Australian wine was sold domestically for $2,369.2 million! (ABS, 2013

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Topics: Australia, Australian, History, Wine, Wine Regions, South australia, Australians

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