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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.

LPA program changes welcomed by SA livestock producers

Monday, June 19, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has welcomed recent changes announced as part of the ongoing development of the Livestock Production Assurance program, with a greater focus on biosecurity and animal welfare practices.

Beef producers urged to implement on-farm biosecurity programs

Monday, June 19, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has welcomed the latest changes to the management framework of bovine Johne’s disease– with the Cattle Council of Australia Board amending current policy so beef herds with a transition score of J-BAS 7 or 8 will now revert to a J-BAS 6 if no on-farm biosecurity plan is in place by July 1, rather than J-BAS 0.

MLA asked to begin processer financing consultation for fast-tracked DEXA delivery

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has asked Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) to investigate using lamb and sheepmeat producer levy funds to guarantee DEXA technology is available to all lamb and sheep AUSMEAT processing facilities who want to adopt it.