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Viewing posts from: June 2016

Producers urged to nominate for director positions

Monday, June 27, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Producers are being encouraged to consider standing for the board of Grain Producers SA when nominations are called during July.

Livestock SA rejects northern electoral boundary changes

Monday, June 27, 2016 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has labelled a proposal to make Port Pirie the regional centre of the electoral district covering the northern outback areas of the state as “nonsense”.

New central agency for concessional loans welcomed

Friday, June 24, 2016 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has welcomed Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement this week that a re-elected Coalition would create a new national body to administer the Commonwealth's concessional loans programs.

Bright future for Aust sheepmeat sector

Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Media Releases | World Merino Insight

AUSTRALIA’S sheepmeat sector looks set for a bright future as consumers become increasingly educated on the benefits of reliable brands and the domestic red meat market share continues to grow.

Global issues covered at world-first sheep event

Monday, June 20, 2016 | Media Releases | World Merino Insight

WOOLGROWERS and sheep breeders from across the globe will gather in Adelaide for the inaugural World Merino Insight from September 4-9.

Digital agriculture creates opportunities for Aust sheep

Thursday, June 16, 2016 | Media Releases | World Merino Insight

CROWD-SOURCING information on apps similar to TripAdvisor or Uber could soon be a possibility for the Australian livestock sector, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s Sam Gill.

Education opportunity for young journalists

Monday, June 6, 2016 | Media Releases | Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Education Foundation | Rural Media South Australia

The Young Rural & Regional Journalist Professional Development Award is an initiative of the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Education Foundation of SA and Rural Media SA.

Young Guns competition offers industry recognition

Monday, June 6, 2016 | LambEx | Media Releases

Young people in the sheep industry will get an extra chance to win at this year’s LambEx 2016 – with the LambEx 2016 Young Gun Competition extended until Tuesday, June 14.

Producers urged to report aphid sightings

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA is encouraging all growers and agronomists to be on the lookout for Russian wheat aphid, detected this week in crops near Tarlee.