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Livestock SA welcomes new board members in 2017-18

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA will welcome three new members to its board following the 2017-18 nomination process. Producers Mark Dennis, Koppio; Gillian Fennell, Lambina Station, Marla, and Kate McLachlan, Gawler River, will join two returned board members Richard Halliday, Bordertown and Allan Piggott, Moorlands, for a two-year term.

Registrations open for inaugural GROWING SA conference

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Registrations are open for the inaugural GROWING SA conference – the first time Grain Producers SA and Livestock SA have partnered to host their annual industry events.

LPA program changes welcomed by SA livestock producers

Monday, June 19, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has welcomed recent changes announced as part of the ongoing development of the Livestock Production Assurance program, with a greater focus on biosecurity and animal welfare practices.

Beef producers urged to implement on-farm biosecurity programs

Monday, June 19, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has welcomed the latest changes to the management framework of bovine Johne’s disease– with the Cattle Council of Australia Board amending current policy so beef herds with a transition score of J-BAS 7 or 8 will now revert to a J-BAS 6 if no on-farm biosecurity plan is in place by July 1, rather than J-BAS 0.

Producers encouraged to nominate for Livestock SA board

Friday, May 26, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

South Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to consider nominating for the Livestock SA board.

Livestock SA welcomes funding for Yorkey’s Crossing facility

Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has today welcomed the announcement by the State Government that it will fund a decoupling facility, including a livestock transfer tower, at Yorkey’s Crossing near Port Augusta.

Statewide crackdown on sheep and goat NLIS compliance

Monday, May 22, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock producers are warned of a statewide focus on sheep and goat traceability targeting identification and movement documentation at saleyards, from now until June 30, 2017.

Inaugural Growing SA conference to highlight primary production’s value

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA and Livestock SA are partnering to host a joint industry conference this year, called GROWING SA.

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.