Ag Excellence News and Updates

BIGG benefits from containment feeding

April 7, 2024

When South Australia’s Barossa experienced a run of drier than average seasons, local sheep producers turned to containment feeding to meet the nutritional needs of their ewes and protect the value of lambing pastures.

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Sheep containment feeding opportunity with Mackillop Group

March 16, 2024

Have you considered containment feeding your sheep, or already do but want to do it better, plus get the right system in place that suits your enterprise – get on board!

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BIGG 2024 conference engages young people in Ag – we’re in good hands!

February 14, 2024

On receiving SA Sheep Industry Fund (SIF) sponsored tickets, fifteen local students and early career professionals attended the BIGG 2024 Annual Conference ‘Farming ahead: a changing landscape’ on Thursday 8 February at Lambert Estate, Angaston.

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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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