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Sheepmeat industry backs changes to the LPA program

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) is supporting changes to the Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) program announced today.

Next round of applications sought for leadership, governance training scholarship

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Applications are open for the Sheepmeat Industry Governance Scholarship – an opportunity for sheepmeat producers to receive formal training in industry leadership and corporate governance.

Merinos push producer profits up at Campbell Town

Monday, June 5, 2017 | Breed more merino ewes | Media Releases

Merinos consistently return profits of up to $60 per dry sheep equivalent and $40/DSE for lambs at Sam Lyne’s Riccarton property at Campbell Town, Tasmania.

Dion Woolford, Kimba, joins GPSA Board

Monday, June 5, 2017 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed Eyre Peninsula grain grower Dion Woolford as an independent director.

Leadership graduation highlight of big week for SCA in Canberra

Friday, June 2, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia concluded a full week of activities in Canberra last night, incorporating a quarterly board meeting, governance training for young industry leaders and the graduation of participants in its first national leadership program.

EOI call for proven leader to head traceability working group

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | Media Releases | Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Sheepmeat Council of Australia and SAFEMEAT are partnering in the search for a chairperson of the new SAFEMEAT Sheep Traceability Working Group, charged with the task of enhancing the National Livestock Identification System for Sheep and Goats.

Eyre Peninsula students celebrate launch of Seed to Store Competition

Friday, May 26, 2017 | Media Releases | Seed to Store

Grains ambassador Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello took to the skies to promote the fourth year of the Seed to Store Video Clip Competition – flying in to visit school students across the Eyre Peninsula to tell them all about Australia’s innovative agricultural industry and the many career options it offers.

Producers encouraged to nominate for Livestock SA board

Friday, May 26, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

South Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to consider nominating for the Livestock SA board.

Livestock SA welcomes funding for Yorkey’s Crossing facility

Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA has today welcomed the announcement by the State Government that it will fund a decoupling facility, including a livestock transfer tower, at Yorkey’s Crossing near Port Augusta.

Statewide crackdown on sheep and goat NLIS compliance

Monday, May 22, 2017 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock producers are warned of a statewide focus on sheep and goat traceability targeting identification and movement documentation at saleyards, from now until June 30, 2017.