Ag Excellence News and Updates

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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Eyre Peninsula grain producer appointed as SAGIT trustee

July 5, 2023

Lock based grain producer Andrew Polkinghorne will bring a wide range of sills and expertise to the South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) trustee as the latest appointment.

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Ag Ex brings grower group leaders together to advance SA Ag

July 1, 2023

South Australia’s grower group leaders recently gathered for the inaugural EO Forum2023, held at the Marion Hotel. A great opportunity for the 19 groups to participate in a facilitated workshop co designed to address key topics as identified by the EO’s.

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El niño is (probably) coming – what does it mean and what can you do about it?

June 30, 2023

In June 2023, the Bureau of Meteorology upgraded its El Niño outlook from WATCH to ALERT, indicating a 70% likelihood of an El Niño event. This will probably bring drier conditions – and an increased chance of drought – to South Australia.

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GPSA 2023 AGM: Call for nominations

June 23, 2023

Call for Nominations! Are you keen to be a Board Member of Grain Producers South Australia? From today until 10 July GPSA members can nominate for election as a Member Elected Director on the GPSA Board, with elections to be held at the GPSA 2023 AGM on Tuesday 29th August 2023.

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Winter 2023 Climate and water long range forecast

June 4, 2023

Play Video The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a high chance of below average rainfall for large areas of Australia for June to August, along with warmer than…

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Brad Hogg 2023 ‘take a break tour’ launched

April 26, 2023

Grain Producers Australia’s mental health initiative returns in 2023, launching a new theme and key messages highlighting the importance of farmers taking a break, to stay fit, fresh…

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