The Newsroom – Archive 2018
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SA Govt urged to commit to livestock R&D
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases
Livestock SA has called on the incoming South Australian Government to commit to investing in livestock research, development and implementation in the industries which underpin and contribute significantly to the health of this sector.
Places filling fast for Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review
Monday, February 19, 2018 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support
South Australian grains farming families only have until February 28 to register for the new Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review, with places filling fast for the subsidised business training program.
GPSA welcomes Mid North weather station funding
Monday, February 19, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases
Grain Producers SA welcomes last week’s announcement from the State Government that it will fund a pilot network of state-of-the-art automatic weather stations at 40 locations across the Mid North.
Livestock containment areas, more than a drought measure
Monday, February 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases
Paddock feed is becoming limited in many areas of the Barossa due to a drier than average summer and recent hot weather, leaving livestock producers looking for alternative options for feeding their stock.
Murray Darling Basin – what now?
Friday, February 16, 2018 | Media Releases | South Australian Dairyfarmers Association
The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate. South Australian dairy farmers are the last productive users of Murray River water before it heads into the Coorong.
GM technology helps to relieve pressure on fish stocks
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases
Grain Producers SA is welcoming news that use of cutting edge science and technology in the grain industry is delivering a solution to a shortage of omega-3 in the human diet.
Livestock SA supports Low-Flow Project in Eastern Mt Lofty’s
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases
Livestock SA has got behind a Natural Resources SAMDB program to encourage landholders, and particularly livestock producers, to participate in returning ‘low (stream) flows’ around farm dams to watercourses in the Eastern Mt Lofty Ranges.
Precision ag laboratory APAL launches new app technology
Monday, February 5, 2018 | Australian Precision Ag Laboratory | Media Releases
Leading national agriculture laboratory APAL has today launched its revolutionary new app for tablets, designed to streamline the soil, water and plant testing procedure.
SE workshops to help families transition farms to future generations
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Media Releases | Rural Business Support
A new project which aims to help producers transition the management of family farms to the next generation will be rolled out by Rural Business Support in the South East region this month.
Livestock SA highlights six key areas to Growing SA’s economy
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases
Livestock SA today released its 2018 SA Election position paper highlighting six key focus areas that need to be addressed by the incoming SA Government to ensure the livestock industry continues to remain a leading contributor to the State’s economy.
US food systems expert returns to LambEx in 2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases
Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity, Charlie Arnot, announced today as a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
Nation-wide review of market structures compiled in new SPA report
Monday, January 22, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia
Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) has today released an investigative report that sets the foundation for its focus in 2018 to strengthen Australia’s sheepmeat market structures and systems.
Growth and profitability key focus for GPSA’s 2018 State Election policy
Friday, January 19, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases
Grain Producers SA has today released five keys to unlock increased growth and employment for the South Australian economy from the grain industry as part of its 2018 SA Election policy statement.
Resilience focus for Barossa conference
Friday, January 19, 2018 | Barossa Improved Grazing Group | Media Releases
SOIL health is key to improving the resilience of grazing businesses, according to agroecologist and soil fertility specialist David Hardwick.
New Cattle Council CEO to speak at Robe livestock meeting
Monday, January 15, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases
Livestock SA’s annual summer meeting has drawn another high-profile guest speaker this year, with Cattle Council of Australia CEO Margo Andrae confirmed to attend the forthcoming industry event at Robe on Friday, February 9.
Two new independent directors fill SPA board vacancies
Friday, January 12, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia
Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based Board – Chris Mirams in the capacity of Executive Chair and Dr Anne Astin as an independent, non-executive director, who will Chair the Audit and Risk Committee.