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New board member sought for RBS

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

As the farming business skills required in the context of today’s global framework become more broad and complex, Rural Business Support (RBS) is seeking a new Board Member to support the not-for-profit’s role in helping primary producers meet the challenges of this changing face of agribusiness.

SCA and AMIC meet to discuss range of sheep industry issues

Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) Directors met with representatives of the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) in Dubbo on Tuesday 8 August, as part of an ongoing program of both organisations to ensure the sheepmeat supply chain is able to take a coordinated approach to industry-wide issues.

Sheepmeat producers to be represented by a modernised peak body

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Members of the Sheepmeat Council of Australia voted on Monday to adopt a new governance framework whereby the peak industry organisation will transition to a company limited by guarantee with a new name – Sheep Producers Australia Ltd.

Three directors fill vacancies for GPSA Board

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA will welcome three board directors to fill three vacant positions and farewell Ceduna producer Peter Polkinghorne, who has retired from the board, at the Annual General Meeting this Friday.

RBS launches pork form business strategic review

Friday, August 4, 2017 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

An innovative pilot program which aims to improve farm gate returns for pork producers will be launched today at Mannum by Rural Business Support.

Next round of applications sought for leadership, governance training scholarship

Monday, July 24, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Applications are closing soon for the Sheepmeat Industry Governance Scholarship – an opportunity for sheepmeat producers to receive formal training in industry leadership and corporate governance.

Farmers encouraged to review WHS protocols during National Farm Safety Week

Friday, July 14, 2017 | Media Releases | SAFE AG SYSTEMS

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in Australia. More than one in five workers who die at work are employed in agriculture. In 2016, there were 63 deaths on Australian farms.

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.

Opportunity to contribute to industry’s future – nominate to be elected to GPSA board

Friday, June 30, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain producers who want to contribute to the industry’s future can nominate to become a director on the board of Grain Producers SA next month.

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.