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  • 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.

  • 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.


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