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Board candidates announced ahead of first Sheep Producers Australia AGM

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The inaugural Annual General Meeting of Sheep Producers Australia Limited will be held on Tuesday 14 November, marking the start of a new era of advocacy and governance for the sheepmeat industry.

Merinos a vital part of enterprise mix at Curramulka

Friday, November 3, 2017 | Breed more merino ewes | Media Releases

Merinos are a vital part of the enterprise mix at Craig and Abigail Hickman’s Curramulka property Seaview, on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, producing $130 per winter grazed hectare per 100mm of growing season rainfall in 2016.

New leadership network to support future of sheepmeat industry

Friday, October 27, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia is excited about the opportunity to roll out a series of new initiatives to further build the sector’s leadership capability thanks to funding announced yesterday as part of the Australian Government’s Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund.

Resilience in rural sector remains key for SA producers

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

Resilience in the rural sector has remained a key theme for many South Australian producers in the past 12 months, with another year of extreme weather conditions and, for some, the continued aftermath and recovery from the devastating Pinery fire in 2015.

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).

SA Beef Industry Blueprint announces inaugural Chairman

Monday, October 16, 2017 | Media Releases | The South Australian Sheep Industry Blueprint

Longtime beef industry stalwart Bruce Creek, Kangaroo Island, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of the South Australian Beef Industry Blueprint Working Group.

Deadline nears for Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program applications

Monday, October 16, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Sheepmeat producers and industry professionals are urged to apply for the Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program before entries close on Monday, October 23.

Strong performance for AGG Co-op

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | Australian Grain Growers CO-OP | Media Releases

The Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) has reported significant profit growth year-on-year at its AGM held last week at the Yorke Peninsula Field Days.

Sheepmeat Council of Australia wants to hear from you – lamb definition public consultation opens

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has today launched the start of an eight-week public consultation period on the definition of lamb with producers and meat supply chain members nationwide being asked to have their say.

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.