Ag Excellence News and Updates

Northern Mallee’s John Gladigau takes the reigns at GPSA

September 4, 2023

Northern Mallee grain producer John Gladigau has been appointed as the new Chair of Grain Producers SA (GPSA) at the Annual General Meeting on 29 August 2023.

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Video recordings of the Future Drought Fund’s 2023 Science to Practice Forum available online now

September 1, 2023

The forum brought together farmers, researchers, government, industry and communities to explore innovative tools and practices helping our farmers and regions prepare for future drought.

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NSW hosts sell out Thriving Women 2023 Conference

August 25, 2023

The highly anticipated Thriving Women Conference was held from 13-15 August in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, the first time the event has been held outside of South Australia. Hosted by WoTL, the program featured an impressive lineup of presenters including high-profile keynote speaker Leigh Sales AM.

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Shedding sheep producer survey

August 23, 2023

The University of Adelaide is leading a five-year, MLA funded project to quantify the reproductive performance of Australia’s shedding sheep flock, and establish when and why reproductive wastage occurs.

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Opt for gas tight storage to safeguard your grain

August 18, 2023

With more growers opting to store grain for extended periods, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) are reminding growers of the benefits of gas-tight sealable storage in controlling and preventing insect pest infestations in stored grain.

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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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Livestock containment: building drought resilience with Cam Nicholson

August 1, 2023

Join leading agribusiness advisor Cam Nicholson, a partner at Nicon Rural Services, in this SA Drought Hub podcast episode dedicated to helping livestock producers prepare for and withstand drought conditions.

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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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