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 number of applications for funding from the South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) continues to grow, with a record 49 applications for research projects in 2017.
SOUTH Australian growers will have access to a huge range of research and farm management information on soils as the South Australian Grain Industry Trust and leading SA farming systems groups form part of a new Co-operative Research Centre (CRC).
DURUM varieties have achieved gross margins of up to $1100 a hectare more than common bread wheat varieties in South Australian Grain Industry Trust funded trials in the past two years.
Applications are open for the South Australian Grain Industry Trust’s 2017 round of funding, with grower groups invited to apply for specific funding designed to help attract guest speakers to regional events.
The South Australian Grain Industry Trust last week celebrated its 25 year anniversary with a lunch for former trustees and staff incorporating the launch of the Champions of Innovation – A 25-year Celebration booklet.
Experienced agribusiness professional Caroline Rhodes has been appointed to the position of Group B Trustee with the South Australian Grain Industry Trust.