Ag Excellence News and Updates

Ag Excellence Forum & Awards to be held 8 August 2022

March 23, 2022

Save the date! This important event will be held on 8 August 2022 in Adelaide South Australia. The Ag Ex team is in the throes of putting together another exciting program which will feature a full day forum followed by the Awards Gala dinner.

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Benchmarking the value of natural capital to Australian farms

March 20, 2022

Farming for the Future is an important project that will play an active role in helping farmers combat climate change and biodiversity loss without sacrificing production or farm business performance.

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SAGIT announces $2.01m in new funding for grain research

March 17, 2022

The South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) has announced more than $2.01 million in funding for 19 new grain research projects starting in 2022. Funding was allocated to research projects designed to increase the profitability and sustainability of the grains industry and which align closely to the South Australian Grain Industry Blueprint.

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Drought hub node coordinators appointed

March 16, 2022

The SA Drought Hub is thrilled to announce the appointment of four Node Coordinators with the fifth still to be appointed at Struan.

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Applications open for new farm resilience program

February 28, 2022

South Australian grain and livestock producers have the opportunity to learn how to manage and adapt to adverse events and improve their business’ economic, environmental and social resilience thanks to a new farm resilience program.

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Sowing seeds of knowledge ahead of cropping season

February 28, 2022

The 40th year of the Hart Field-Site Group officially kicks away on Wednesday, March 9, when it hosts the annual Getting the Crop In seminar to help prepare for the upcoming grain growing season.

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Finalists announced for the 2021 South Australian Landcare awards

February 25, 2022

Across nine different award categories, we have selected 25 finalists and a number of people and groups deserving of an honourable mention. Thank you to the South Australian community for all of the amazing nominations, and congratulations and good luck to our finalists!

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GPSA to host pre-election forums in regional electorates

February 24, 2022

Key grain and community issues will be front and centre at three candidate pre-election forums being held by Grain Producers SA (GPSA).

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Carbon & biodiversity pilot applications now open

February 15, 2022

The Growing Carbon Farming Pilot is a $1 million initiative funded by the Jobs and Economic Growth Fund to encourage carbon farming adoption and build the carbon market in South Australia.

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Australian grains executive announced as GRDC MD

February 14, 2022

Australian-based grains supply chain expert and experienced corporate leader Nigel Hart has been announced as the new Managing Director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

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