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Strong result overall for South Australia’s grain industry

Despite a favourable start to the 2023-24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in...

Additional funding supports primary producers

Rural Business Support has received a significant boost with the announcement of $1.7 million in additional federal government funding for its Rural Financial Counselling...

Projects focus on beneficial insects in canola

Grain growers will benefit from improved pest management strategies with the start of two new research projects focussing on beneficial insects in canola. Grains Research...

Researchers gain access to resources

Three essential ingredients for successful crop breeding are now more available than ever thanks to a new investment between the Grains Research and Development...

Multi-pronged approach to best practice spray application

Grain Producers SA (GPSA) has appointed a consultant to review options to strengthen best industry practice in a bid to address ongoing challenges around...

Optimistic start to season

South Australian farmers have started the year on an optimistic note, with the state’s rural confidence surging in the last quarter, due to reduced...

Record number of genotypes included in Sheep Genetics evaluations in 2022-2023

The Australian sheep flock is continuing to experience genetic gain, driven by ongoing growth in the Sheep Genetics program, as revealed in a new...

Unlocking growth: Aussie horticulture eyes Indian market

Australian growers are set to gain insights into the journey of their produce to India, with the aim to maintain quality and boost trade...

Think about farmers behind our food

Former Australian netball captain and Commonwealth Games medallist, Laura Geitz, is trading sport shoes for farm boots, urging Australians to stop and think about...

Volunteers threaten to walk off the job

A number of South Australian grain producers who are SA Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers have stated in a Grain Producers SA (GPSA) survey...

Market loses momentum

Yarding: 1321 Change: -32 NARACOORTE CATTLE Tuesday, January 23 Market lost some of its momentum in a similar sized yarding of 1353 head. On the supply front...

New CEO for MFMG

SALLY Klose has been appointed as chief executive officer of MacKillop Farm Management Group. Meg Bell currently holds the position, but will be leaving...

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Hand forged costume wins big

YEARS of practice and a love for traditional blacksmithing lead Clare Valley’s Thomas Cook securing best costume at this year’s Fantasy Medieval Fair. On Sunday,...

Speeders called out