Ag Excellence News and Updates

Barossa Improved Grazing Group seeks new Executive Officer

September 11, 2023

Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG) is seeking an Executive Officer (EO) to join their team on a part-time, contractor basis working under the direction of the Board. The EO provides a range of networking, project development and project support services to the BIGG board.

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Ag Excellence strengthens its grower group representation

September 7, 2023

The recent appointment of four new committee members further validates the important role Ag Excellence (Ag Ex) plays as the peak representative body for the South Australian grower group network.

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Survey to help identify soil needs and priorities across Australia

September 7, 2023

Regional Soil Coordinators across Australia have developed a twenty minute survey to help identify soil needs and priorities, designed to gather information about local issues, and what ways soil advice is being provided. The survey is aimed at people who work in advisory or extension roles with growers, farmers and landholders and individual landholders.

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Hands on ‘Hart’ – a great grain industry career opportunity is on offer

August 13, 2023

If you’re a recent Ag Science graduate (or about to be) with a keen interest in grains research, this could be the opportunity for you!

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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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Air EP puts six different deep tillage machines to the test at Kielpa and Kyancutta

May 22, 2023

Sandy soil conditions? Watch as Air EP puts six different deep tillage machines to the test at Kielpa and Kyancutta.

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Graduates offered a Hart-start in grains research

April 14, 2023

A regional internship program being offered in the state’s Mid North is giving agricultural science students a chance to land boots-first in a career in applied grains research and development.

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Visit MFMG at the South East Field Days

March 8, 2023

Thanks to our sponsor Westpac Agribusiness MFMG will be at the South East Field Days -site 288, corner of Hurst Street and Stock Street. Drop by and have a chat, relax and refresh and find out about our projects and activities.

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Opportunity to join the Mallee Sustainable Farming Team

February 13, 2023

Mallee Sustainable Farming Inc (MSF) is seeking a leader looking to make a difference in agriculture and natural resource management.

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Feed nutrition of low rainfall crops and pastures – podcast out now

November 30, 2022

The second year of feed nutrition results are in and MSF catch up with Livestock Consultant Hamish Dickson, AgriPartner Consulting, to discuss the results of the AWI funded Feed Nutrition project. The last two years have provided a valuable data set of the nutritive value of common crops and pasture species that are common in the Mallee and low rainfall mixed cropping regions. These results will provide data sets for improved nutrition management of livestock across the growing season.

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