Grain Producers SA will provide $20,000 in funding for an initiative to deliver curriculum-linked activities that promote innovation and opportunities in the grains sector to South Australian school students.
The Board of Grain Producers SA today announced that the organisation’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer, Darren Arney, will be moving on from the role next month.
This National Agriculture Day Rural Business Support is paying tribute to the resilience of South Australia’s primary production sector.
Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott announced today that after four years as Chief Executive Officer, Dr Kat Giles will be stepping down from the role.
A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance for the sheep industry started yesterday as Sheep Producers Australia officially became the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry, replacing the former Sheepmeat Council of Australia.
With one in five South Australians employed in the food industry, the state’s commodity advocacy and research groups are encouraging everyone to celebrate the industry on National Agriculture Day on Tuesday November 21.
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 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.