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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Ag sector can now see trends in monthly climate

April 4, 2024

The free digital tool has been updated to present the monthly data in a way that will help Australian farmers, their advisers and land managers gain more insight into their changing climate conditions.

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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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Grain producers sought to take part in Australian first trial

September 26, 2022

Grain Producers SA (GPSA) is on the hunt for 10 grain growers to be involved in an Australian first trial of a new tool to measure greenhouse emissions on-farm.

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Managing to enhance soil biology

March 29, 2022

Land managers have always aimed to support soil health. However, emerging knowledge of fundamental links between soil organisms and the plants they support is providing new insights and impetus to consider management that optimises soil biological health.

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Gross margin guide for lIvestock enterprises

February 6, 2022

The 2022 Gross Margin and Enterprise Planning Guide has been produced by PIRSA with support from SAGIT and Livestock SA, and is available in both hard copy and electronic versions.

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Soil acidification survey

February 1, 2022

The Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board want to hear your experiences, please complete this short survey to help us better understand the impact of soil acidification across the region.

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ABARES releases South Australian crop report

November 28, 2021

Winter crop production in South Australia is forecast to fall by 4% in 2021–22 to just over 8 million tonnes.

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Growers survey – we want to hear from you!

April 18, 2021

  The Acid Soils SA team are inviting South Australian growers and advisers to share their insights into how they manage acid soils. The results will be used…

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Fact Sheet Released – Fungicides and bees in canola

August 5, 2020


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