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Viewing posts from: March 2018

Disruptive change sparks big changes for NZ lamb production

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases

It is inevitable that technology will change our way of doing sheep business in the next decade, according to Beef and Lamb New Zealand Independent Director Melissa Clark-Reynolds. Ms Clark-Reynolds was today announced as a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth on August 5-7.

SPA endorses change in lamb definition

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia has endorsed a change in the industry definition of lamb to be the same as the New Zealand definition, based on a formal, industry-wide call for feedback.

Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review Briefings roll out across SA

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

The Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review rolled out across South Australia recently, with families from across the state taking part in Strategic Briefings. Families from the Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula, Mallee and South East regions participated in the briefings which were held held at Wudinna on Tuesday 6 March; Clare on Wednesday 7 March and Keith on Thursday 8 March.

New $115m Lucky Bay port development breakthrough for EP growers

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Media Releases | T-PORTS

South Australia’s first farmer and private equity partnership port will be built at Lucky Bay on Eyre Peninsula, providing an alternative grain storage and export option which will be fully operational for the 2018-19 grain harvest.

SAGIT announces $1.8m funding towards new research projects

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | Media Releases | South Australian Grain Industry Trust

THE South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) has allocated $1.81 million in funding towards 25 research projects in 2018.

No premiums in GM moratorium for SA

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Independent analysis has demonstrated beyond any doubt that there are no premiums being delivered to the majority of South Australian farmers because of the state’s status as free of genetically modified crops.

Youth celebrated at LambEx 2018 with $13,000 prize pool

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases

The biggest prize pool in its history will be up for grabs in the LambEx 2018 Young Guns Competition, with nine finalists and three winners to receive $13,000 worth of prizes at the event on August 5-7 in Perth, Western Australia.