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Viewing posts from: August 2016

Karen rewarded for on-farm WHS focus

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA is congratulating Karen Baines, Ungarra, on winning one of two $10,000 Augusta Zadow Awards through SafeWork SA last Friday.

Vale Neil Smith

Friday, August 26, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

GRAIN Producers SA today recognises the contribution to the grains industry of SA of Maitland grower Neil Smith who has sadly passed away at the age of 71.

Mandatory RFID will impose high costs and complicate trade

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA says today’s announcement by the Victorian Government to mandate the use of electronic identification for sheep demonstrates a lack of consultation with its partners in a national industry and will impose a high cost on their producers.

Direct seeding benefits for watercourse rehabilitation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

The Barossa Improved Grazing Group are studying the cost benefit of machine direct seeding for rehabilitating a watercourse in Moculta.

LambEx celebrates record crowd at 2016 event

Thursday, August 18, 2016 | LambEx | Media Releases

THE NATION’S largest lamb-focused event, LambEx 2016, ended on a high on Friday, with a record crowd of 1050 people registering to attend over the two-and-a-half-days it was held in Albury, New South Wales.

GPSA holds AGM, welcomes new chairman and farewells inaugural board member Max Wilksch

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA has today welcomed its youngest chairman Wade Dabinett to the helm while farewelling inaugural board member Max Wilksch at the company’s Annual General Meeting at the Eyre Peninsula Field Days in Cleve.

Eight nominations for Livestock SA board member positions

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA members will be able to vote on who represents them as board members with eight producers responding during the call for nominations.

Wade to take over reins as chairman of GPSA

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Parilla grain producer Wade Dabinett will be the new chairman of Grain Producers SA, taking over from inaugural chairman Garry Hansen who will retire from the position.

Board changes at AGG Co-op

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Australian Grain Growers CO-OP | Media Releases

The Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) has farewelled inaugural board member Peter Glover and welcomed Richard Konzag to the casual vacancy.