Ag Excellence News and Updates

South Australian farmers contribute to Drought Resilience Podcast

May 19, 2022

This podcast, produced in partnership with Talking Livestock and Voice it, features four South Australian sheep producers who have battled consecutive years of drought. Each interview reveals how they navigated their businesses and families through the financial and mental hardships, including practical coping strategies such as containment feeding.

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Members elect new leadership team at SPAA Annual General Meeting

May 17, 2022

The Society of Precision Agriculture Australia (SPAA) has a new leadership team after the recent virtual Annual General Meeting.

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Have your say on ag machinery movement

May 11, 2022

Grain Producers SA is partnering with all Primary Producers SA commodity groups to gain an understanding of the issues facing South Australian producers when it comes to moving agricultural machinery on public roads.
The Moving Ag Machinery … Made Easy! stakeholder survey takes two minutes and will help to improve road access, training in use of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Portal and inform policy makers and regulators.

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GRDC seeking growers and industry input to plan for the future

May 3, 2022

Where should Australian grains research, development and extension (RD&E) focus to help ensure the nation’s growers are profitable now and into the future?

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Opportunity to join the UNFS team

April 20, 2022

Upper North Farming Systems is seeking an experienced person to fill the role of Program Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination, organisation and management of delivery of trial and demonstration projects.

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SA Drought Hub’s Orroroo node office opens to the public

April 1, 2022

The SA Drought Hub’s Orroroo Node office is now officially open for business.

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Seize the opportunity for global lessons; apply now for Nuffield scholarship

April 1, 2022

International travel is back and Nuffield Australia is seizing the opportunity to send farmers and fishers abroad to bring innovative ideas home.

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Regional Soils Coordinator sought for SA Drought Hub

April 1, 2022

An exciting opportunity to play a key role in building farm resilience through a focus on soil management has arisen through the SA Drought Hub.

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Managing to enhance soil biology

March 29, 2022

Land managers have always aimed to support soil health. However, emerging knowledge of fundamental links between soil organisms and the plants they support is providing new insights and impetus to consider management that optimises soil biological health.

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Become a Fellow

March 24, 2022

Apply now, 2022 Churchill Fellowship applications are now open and will close Thursday 28 April.

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