Ag Excellence News and Updates

Primary Industries Scorecard 2021-22

March 19, 2023

Testament to the resilience of South Australia’s primary producers, agribusiness and primary industries have seen record growth with a 12% increase in generated revenue to $17.3 billion for 2021-22 in the release of the latest Primary Industries Scorecard.

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Growing SA is back in August 2023

March 19, 2023

South Australia’s premier grain and livestock conference – Growing SA – will return on 30 August 2023 with a new venue and engaging topics. Anticipating 300 attendees, Growing…

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Climate tool for drought resilience updated

March 19, 2023

Climate Services for Agriculture gives Australian farmers an online platform to help prepare for climate variability, providing seasonal forecasts, future climate projections and historical climate data.

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Productivity Commission initiates review of the Future Drought Fund

February 13, 2023

The Australian Government’s Productivity Commission review of the Future Drought Fund. The review will assess the effectiveness of the FDF in supporting farmers and communities to prepare for drought and inform the future direction of the program.

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Mackillop Farm Management Group launches Season 2 of The Prosperous Farmer podcast

February 13, 2023

MacKillop Farm Management Group (MFMG) has launched season 2 of The Prosperous Farmer podcast. If you’re curious about adopting cutting edge cropping and livestock systems based on research this is the show for you!

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Nominations for the 2023 Ag Institute Australia SA Student Award now open

February 6, 2023

Nominations for the 2023 Ag Institute Australia – SA Student Award have opened to recognise a current undergraduate or postgraduate student studying a topic related to agriculture, natural resource management and/or animal science at the University of Adelaide.

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Pilot Livestock Farm Biosecurity Planning Workshops – Expressions of Interest Open Now

January 12, 2023

Farm biosecurity has been identified as a weak link in the biosecurity chain, and a recent Livestock SA survey identified that many producers are unsure of the practical things they need to do to protect their farm.

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AgTech’s best and brightest headed to Adelaide

December 24, 2022

For the first time South Australia is hosting evokeAG, Asia Pacific’s premier AgTech event, exploring how agrifood innovation and technology impact our food, farmers and the natural resources that sustain them.

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Sheep & goat traceability survey – have your say!

November 30, 2022

All South Australian sheep and goat producers are encouraged to contribute towards the consultation on individual sheep and goat traceability through the Sheep and Goat Traceability Survey. This is your chance to provide input to influence how individual sheep and goat traceability through electronic identification will be implemented here in South Australia.

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AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship applications now open

November 21, 2022

Applications for the 2023 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship Program are now open. Students entering their final two years of an undergraduate degree who are passionate about the future of Australian rural industries are encouraged to apply.

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