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.
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 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.
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).
Longtime beef industry stalwart Bruce Creek, Kangaroo Island, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of the South Australian Beef Industry Blueprint Working Group.
Sheepmeat producers and industry professionals are urged to apply for the Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program before entries close on Monday, October 23.
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) has welcomed some changes to its board with a new chairman and new director appointed at its most recent board meeting.