Ag Excellence News and Updates

Awards highlight SA’s bright future in agriculture

September 7, 2022

A Clare Valley man’s vision for sustainable vineyard production and management practices, and plans by a Limestone Coast animal health specialist to expand his skillset to help educate local producers in best practice nutrition and animal management strategies, have been recognised at the recent Agriculture Bureau of South Australia’s 2022 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards.

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Upper North Farming Systems honoured with PIRSA Grower Group Award and Tanja Morgan recognised for outstanding service to agriculture

August 9, 2022

Upper North Farming Systems (UNFS) has taken out the coveted PIRSA Grower Group Award for 2022. Presented at Monday night’s Gala Awards Dinner at the Marion Hotel in front of an enthusiastic audience, the group was a popular winner.

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Finalists announced for the 2021 South Australian Landcare awards

February 25, 2022

Across nine different award categories, we have selected 25 finalists and a number of people and groups deserving of an honourable mention. Thank you to the South Australian community for all of the amazing nominations, and congratulations and good luck to our finalists!

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Michael Richards announced as the 2019 Ag Excellence Perpetual Award Winner & State Register of Outstanding Individuals Honoured

April 11, 2019

The Ag Excellence Perpetual Award for outstanding service was awarded to Michael Richards, an absolute crowd favourite. Michael has made a substantial and long-lasting contribution to sustainable Agriculture…

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2019 PIRSA Grower Group Award – Expressions of Interest OPEN NOW!

March 6, 2019

Shine the light on your Grower Group in 2019! Foster your next idea and celebrate your Groups efforts amongst fellow industry peers at the South Australian Grower Group…

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2019 Ag Excellence Perpetual Award for Outstanding Service – Nominations OPEN NOW!

March 6, 2019

An opportunity to reward an individual within your community who has provided outstanding contribution to sustainable agriculture. It could be a farmer, consultant or industry representative who has…

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2018 Ag Excellence Forum & Awards – FULL PROGRAM AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD

March 19, 2018

Thinking of attending the upcoming Forum & Awards Dinner on 5 & 6 April? Check out the stellar line up here Reserve your place and book now (via Eventbrite)…

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Applications for the 2015 Ag Excellence Sustainable Farming Award now open

December 19, 2014

The Ag Excellence Sustainable Farming Awards are open to any farmer driven grower group in SA that can demonstrate that they meet and exceed the criteria of the awards.…

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2014 Ag Excellence Sustainability Awards now open

January 2, 2014

The Department of Environment, Water & Natural Resources have again come on board as a sponsor for the 2014 Ag Excellence Sustainability Awards.  Applications are now open, closing on…

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Allan Holmes (DEWNR), Bill Long (Ag Ex Chair) & Gemma Walker (MSF)

Sustainability Award winners announced

March 26, 2013

At the annual awards dinner last night, Department of Environment, Water & Natural Resources CEO, Allan Holmes presented the 2013 Sustainability Awards to Mallee Sustainable Systems. Lowbank Ag Bureau…

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