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Viewing posts from: March 2017

Growers to benefit as SAGIT joins leading soils research centre

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Media Releases | South Australian Grain Industry Trust

SOUTH Australian growers will have access to a huge range of research and farm management information on soils as the South Australian Grain Industry Trust and leading SA farming systems groups form part of a new Co-operative Research Centre (CRC).

Header insurance working group forms

Sunday, March 19, 2017 | Grain Producers Australia | Media Releases

Grain Producers Australia (GPA) says reports of insurance no longer being available to contract harvesters due to fire risk are exaggerated, following a meeting between GPA’s Grains Policy Council, GRDC, Australian Custom Harvesters (ACH) and representatives of major insurance providers to explore the issue.

Doubts raised on landowner mining royalty payments

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA is seeking clarity on the State Government’s plan to return 10 per cent of royalties for gas extraction to landowners, announced as part of the South Australian Power for South Australians plan this week.

Wild dog control remains critical as numbers rise across SA

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA is continuing its call for immediate action from the State Government in response to a huge increase in wild dog populations in pastoral regions north of Port Augusta.

Call to support rabbit research

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | Foundation for Rabbit Free Australia | Media Releases

There is a lot happening right now regarding caliciviruses and rabbit control in Australia – and it heightens the importance of maintaining research efforts to combat feral rabbits, according to Peter Alexander, Chairman of the Foundation for Rabbit Free Australia.

Durums outshine bread wheat varieties in gross margin trials

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Media Releases | South Australian Grain Industry Trust

DURUM varieties have achieved gross margins of up to $1100 a hectare more than common bread wheat varieties in South Australian Grain Industry Trust funded trials in the past two years.