Ag Excellence News and Updates

Farmers & advisors needed

February 28, 2024

The Hart Research committee is made up of farmers and advisors who help ensure the trial program is locally relevant, both now and longer term. This committee is expanding to ensure issues from all Mid-North regions are identified.

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Countdown is on to GPSA’s Spray Forum

February 28, 2024

Key experts in the field of spray application are lining up to give SA grain farmers up to date information on best practice spraying at a Grain Producers SA-run forum in Freeling on March 7.

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Thriving Women 2024 call for abstracts

February 28, 2024

Do you have some skills or knowledge you’d like to share with delegates connected through agriculture? The TW2024 conference team invite abstract submissions for Toolbox Talk presenters across a range of topics to fill a dynamic and engaging conference program.

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MSF welcomes its new Managing Director

February 28, 2024

Mallee Sustainable Farming welcomes its new Managing Director, Jenny Garonne. Jenny is based in Mildura and more recently, she was the CEO for Princes Court Homes Ltd for 4-years, a not-for-profit providing service to 100 residents, and 55 independent home units with over 130 staff.

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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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The 2024 Gross Margin Guide is out now!

February 3, 2024

Ag Excellence Alliance, with the support of the South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT) and the Sheep Industry Fund (SIF), is pleased to be able to continue to…

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Long-term trials of drought resilient farming practices grants recipients announced

September 27, 2023

Australian farmers are set to benefit from a long-term investment by the Future Drought Fund (FDF) into innovative ways of managing drought and climate change. The FDF is investing $38 million in a long-term trials of drought resilient farming practices grants program, with grants of up to $8 million awarded to six projects across the country.

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How the SA Drought Hub is helping producers build drought resilience

September 27, 2023

With a dry season looming, Steve and Tony discuss how the hub is augmenting the excellent work of the grower groups, landscape boards, ag bureaus and others working to help producers boost their productivity, quality, income and wellbeing.

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The Bureau declares El Nino and positive Indian Ocean Dipole events

September 27, 2023

Play Video Warmer and drier conditions will be more likely over spring and summer for parts of Australia, under the influence of these two climate drivers. Bureau of…

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The final report on review of part 3 of the Future Drought Fund act has been released by the Australian Government

September 26, 2023

The final inquiry report examines the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of Part 3 of the Future Drought Fund Act 2019. Part 3 covers the processes for allocating funding to activities that support drought resilience.

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