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Livestock SA welcomes new President Joe Keynes

Monday, September 25, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Keyneton livestock producer Joe Keynes has been appointed President of Livestock SA, replacing former leader Geoff Power, who retired from the role at the Growing SA Conference and Livestock SA AGM last month.

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.

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.

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.