Ag Excellence News and Updates

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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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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The Rural Youth Bursary is open now

July 31, 2023

Don’t miss this opportunity to pursue further study, take a study tour or develop a project that benefits your community.

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GRDC releases its research, development & extensionn plan 2023-2028

July 28, 2023

This plan outlines GRDC’s intent to drive major gains for Australian grain growers through a billion dollars of impactful research, development and extension over the next five years.

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Nominations now open to join the Ag Excellence Alliance committee

July 20, 2023

Grower Group and industry reps are invited to nominate for a position on the Ag Excellence Alliance Committee (Ag Ex). There are two Committee vacancies up for election and will potentially be filled at the Annual General Meeting to be held via zoom on Tuesday, 8 August 2023.

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New Innovation broker for the hub

July 15, 2023

The SA Drought Hub is pleased to welcome Dr Sean Miller to the hub team as Innovation Broker. Sean will work closely with farmers, farming systems groups, advisors and researchers on harnessing innovation for drought and climate resilience as well as other areas of importance to agriculture.

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