Header widget area left
Header widget area right
Viewing posts categorised under: Livestock SA

Livestock SA endorses change to lamb definition

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

Livestock SA supports the decision of Sheep Producers Australia to endorse a change in the industry definition of lamb so it aligns with the New Zealand definition.

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.

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.

Livestock SA highlights six key areas to Growing SA’s economy

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA today released its 2018 SA Election position paper highlighting six key focus areas that need to be addressed by the incoming SA Government to ensure the livestock industry continues to remain a leading contributor to the State’s economy.

New Cattle Council CEO to speak at Robe livestock meeting

Monday, January 15, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA’s annual summer meeting has drawn another high-profile guest speaker this year, with Cattle Council of Australia CEO Margo Andrae confirmed to attend the forthcoming industry event at Robe on Friday, February 9.

South Australians urged to support the industry on National Agriculture Day

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Livestock SA | Media Releases | Primary Producers SA | South Australian Dairyfarmers Association | South Australian Grain Industry Trust

With one in five South Australians employed in the food industry, the state’s commodity advocacy and research groups are encouraging everyone to celebrate the industry on National Agriculture Day on Tuesday November 21.

Water security remains essential for long-term viability of SA livestock producers

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

South Australian livestock producers are urged to ‘have their say’ on water issues as part of a new, joint project between Livestock SA and Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).

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.