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.
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.
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.
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.
THE South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) has allocated $1.81 million in funding towards 25 research projects in 2018.
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.
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.
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.
South Australian grains farming families only have until February 28 to register for the new Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review, with places filling fast for the subsidised business training program.
Grain Producers SA welcomes last week’s announcement from the State Government that it will fund a pilot network of state-of-the-art automatic weather stations at 40 locations across the Mid North.