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Viewing posts from: February 2018

SA Govt urged to commit to livestock R&D

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has called on the incoming South Australian Government to commit to investing in livestock research, development and implementation in the industries which underpin and contribute significantly to the health of this sector.

Places filling fast for Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review

Monday, February 19, 2018 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

South Australian grains farming families only have until February 28 to register for the new Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review, with places filling fast for the subsidised business training program.

GPSA welcomes Mid North weather station funding

Monday, February 19, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA welcomes last week’s announcement from the State Government that it will fund a pilot network of state-of-the-art automatic weather stations at 40 locations across the Mid North.

Livestock containment areas, more than a drought measure

Monday, February 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

Paddock feed is becoming limited in many areas of the Barossa due to a drier than average summer and recent hot weather, leaving livestock producers looking for alternative options for feeding their stock.

Murray Darling Basin – what now?

Friday, February 16, 2018 | Media Releases | South Australian Dairyfarmers Association

The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.  South Australian dairy farmers are the last productive users of Murray River water before it heads into the Coorong.

GM technology helps to relieve pressure on fish stocks

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA is welcoming news that use of cutting edge science and technology in the grain industry is delivering a solution to a shortage of omega-3 in the human diet.

Livestock SA supports Low-Flow Project in Eastern Mt Lofty’s

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has got behind a Natural Resources SAMDB program to encourage landholders, and particularly livestock producers, to participate in returning ‘low (stream) flows’ around farm dams to watercourses in the Eastern Mt Lofty Ranges.

Precision ag laboratory APAL launches new app technology

Monday, February 5, 2018 | Australian Precision Ag Laboratory | Media Releases

Leading national agriculture laboratory APAL has today launched its revolutionary new app for tablets, designed to streamline the soil, water and plant testing procedure.

SE workshops to help families transition farms to future generations

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

A new project which aims to help producers transition the management of family farms to the next generation will be rolled out by Rural Business Support in the South East region this month.