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Livestock containment areas, more than a drought measure

Monday, February 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases

Paddock feed is becoming limited in many areas of the Barossa due to a drier than average summer and recent hot weather, leaving livestock producers looking for alternative options for feeding their stock.

Murray Darling Basin – what now?

Friday, February 16, 2018 | Media Releases | South Australian Dairyfarmers Association

The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.  South Australian dairy farmers are the last productive users of Murray River water before it heads into the Coorong.

GM technology helps to relieve pressure on fish stocks

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA is welcoming news that use of cutting edge science and technology in the grain industry is delivering a solution to a shortage of omega-3 in the human diet.

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.

Precision ag laboratory APAL launches new app technology

Monday, February 5, 2018 | Australian Precision Ag Laboratory | Media Releases

Leading national agriculture laboratory APAL has today launched its revolutionary new app for tablets, designed to streamline the soil, water and plant testing procedure.

SE workshops to help families transition farms to future generations

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support

A new project which aims to help producers transition the management of family farms to the next generation will be rolled out by Rural Business Support in the South East region this month.

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.

US food systems expert returns to LambEx in 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases

Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity, Charlie Arnot, announced today as a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.

Nation-wide review of market structures compiled in new SPA report

Monday, January 22, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) has today released an investigative report that sets the foundation for its focus in 2018 to strengthen Australia’s sheepmeat market structures and systems.

Growth and profitability key focus for GPSA’s 2018 State Election policy

Friday, January 19, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

Grain Producers SA has today released five keys to unlock increased growth and employment for the South Australian economy from the grain industry as part of its 2018 SA Election policy statement.