Ag Excellence News and Updates

Applications for the 2023 Future Livestock Leaders program are open now

September 14, 2023

Livestock SA introduced this incredible opportunity in 2022 for students passionate about the livestock industry. The inaugural winner, Sophie Nuske from the University of Adelaide had an unforgettable experience during Industry Livestock Week, attending the prestigious Livestock Industry dinner where industry leaders gathered to discuss the future of agriculture.

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Barossa Improved Grazing Group seeks new Executive Officer

September 11, 2023

Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG) is seeking an Executive Officer (EO) to join their team on a part-time, contractor basis working under the direction of the Board. The EO provides a range of networking, project development and project support services to the BIGG board.

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Digging into the ‘Hart’ of decision making: balancing risk and reward on farm

September 7, 2023

Balancing risk and reward on-farm is something most farmers do regularly. Whether they stop to think about it or not, it is most likely underpinning most decisions they make every day.

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Ag Excellence strengthens its grower group representation

September 7, 2023

The recent appointment of four new committee members further validates the important role Ag Excellence (Ag Ex) plays as the peak representative body for the South Australian grower group network.

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Survey to help identify soil needs and priorities across Australia

September 7, 2023

Regional Soil Coordinators across Australia have developed a twenty minute survey to help identify soil needs and priorities, designed to gather information about local issues, and what ways soil advice is being provided. The survey is aimed at people who work in advisory or extension roles with growers, farmers and landholders and individual landholders.

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Northern Mallee’s John Gladigau takes the reigns at GPSA

September 4, 2023

Northern Mallee grain producer John Gladigau has been appointed as the new Chair of Grain Producers SA (GPSA) at the Annual General Meeting on 29 August 2023.

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Video recordings of the Future Drought Fund’s 2023 Science to Practice Forum available online now

September 1, 2023

The forum brought together farmers, researchers, government, industry and communities to explore innovative tools and practices helping our farmers and regions prepare for future drought.

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NSW hosts sell out Thriving Women 2023 Conference

August 25, 2023

The highly anticipated Thriving Women Conference was held from 13-15 August in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, the first time the event has been held outside of South Australia. Hosted by WoTL, the program featured an impressive lineup of presenters including high-profile keynote speaker Leigh Sales AM.

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Shedding sheep producer survey

August 23, 2023

The University of Adelaide is leading a five-year, MLA funded project to quantify the reproductive performance of Australia’s shedding sheep flock, and establish when and why reproductive wastage occurs.

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Opt for gas tight storage to safeguard your grain

August 18, 2023

With more growers opting to store grain for extended periods, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) are reminding growers of the benefits of gas-tight sealable storage in controlling and preventing insect pest infestations in stored grain.

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