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Viewing posts from: August 2017

AGG Co-op welcomes new chair and director

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | Australian Grain Growers CO-OP | Media Releases

The Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) has welcomed some changes to its board with a new chairman and new director appointed at its most recent board meeting.

Perth venue set for LambEx 2018 from August 5-7

Monday, August 28, 2017 | LambEx | Media Releases

Planning has hit top gear for the biggest lamb industry conference in the country – LambEx – with a new date, a new venue and an international focus.

Reach for AGG Stars to spread price risks

Monday, August 28, 2017 | Australian Grain Growers CO-OP | Media Releases

Growers concerned about wheat prices coming into harvest can look to the sky for inspiration with the Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) aiming to catch shooting stars in the form of pricing opportunities if volatile markets allow.

Applications open for second round of Sheepmeat Industry Leadership program

Friday, August 25, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has today launched the second round of a professional development opportunity for sheepmeat producers and others in the industry to build leadership skills and develop networks.

Former President celebrated as inaugural Australian Wool Industry Medal recipient

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA immediate past President Geoff Power’s long commitment to the South Australian and national wool industry was recognised tonight, being awarded an inaugural Australian Wool Industry Medal in Melbourne, held as part of the AWIS Wool Week 2017. Geoff was one of nine industry stalwarts to receive a medal at the event.

Producers set to benefit through It’s Ewe Time forums

Friday, August 18, 2017 | Australian Wool Innovation Limited | Meat & Livestock Australia | Media Releases

Sheep producers can now tap into the latest in meat science to bolster their business performance, with the Sheep CRC now a partner in the popular extension program, It’s Ewe Time (IET).

Packed GROWING SA event shines a light on ag’s importance

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Livestock SA | Media Releases

ABOUT 300 people attended the inaugural GROWING SA conference in Hahndorf last Friday to hear the latest in farm business advice, research and development and policy updates.

New board member sought for RBS

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

As the farming business skills required in the context of today’s global framework become more broad and complex, Rural Business Support (RBS) is seeking a new Board Member to support the not-for-profit’s role in helping primary producers meet the challenges of this changing face of agribusiness.

SCA and AMIC meet to discuss range of sheep industry issues

Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) Directors met with representatives of the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) in Dubbo on Tuesday 8 August, as part of an ongoing program of both organisations to ensure the sheepmeat supply chain is able to take a coordinated approach to industry-wide issues.

Sheepmeat producers to be represented by a modernised peak body

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Members of the Sheepmeat Council of Australia voted on Monday to adopt a new governance framework whereby the peak industry organisation will transition to a company limited by guarantee with a new name – Sheep Producers Australia Ltd.