GPSA cautiously welcomes latest GM developments
19 December 2019
Grain Producers SA is calling on all sides of politics to focus on delivering an outcome for growers regarding genetically modified crops following today’s news that the State Government has introduced new regulations which would see the moratorium lifted on mainland SA from 1 January.
Growers let down by SA Parliament … again
10 December 2019
Grain Producers SA is bitterly disappointed that politics has once again prevailed over sensible policy reform after the Government’s Bill to lift the moratorium on genetically modified crops on SA’s mainland was defeated today.
Put politics aside and support new GM Bill: GPSA
3 December 2019
Grain Producers SA has welcomed the State Government’s swift response to last week’s disallowance motion regarding the Genetically Modified Crops Management Regulations.
Government tables new CFS Bill reflecting grower concerns
28 November 2019
Grain Producers SA has welcomed the tabling of the revised Fire and Emergency Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill in Parliament today.
Politics stands in the way of progress for SA grain producers
27 November 2019
Grain Producers SA is calling on the Marshall Government to immediately reintroduce changes to the Genetically Modified Crops Management Regulations to Parliament following overnight media reports that SA-BEST and Labor will support the Greens’ disallowance motion in the Upper House this evening.
GPSA calls for proactive management ahead of tomorrow’s heightened fire risk
19 November 2019
Grain Producers SA is calling on growers to today proactively manage the risks of fire danger as the whole South Australian community braces for tomorrow’s catastrophic fire danger conditions.
Passage of Mining Bill a disappointing outcome: GPSA
18 October 2019
Grain Producers SA has expressed its disappointment following the passage of the Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 through State Parliament yesterday.
GPSA calls for expressions of interest for Blueprint working groups
30 September 2019
Grain industry stakeholders with the enthusiasm and drive to define what the sector will look like in 2030 are encouraged to put forward an Expression of Interest to be part of one of the South Australian Grain Industry Blueprint’s six working groups.
Importance of engagement highlighted at GROWING SA
2 September 2019
Engaging with the broader public and communicating the benefits of key tools such as biotechnology and glyphosate was a key theme arising out of the third annual GROWING SA Conference held at Hahndorf last week.
Freedom of choice awaits SA growers
19 August 2019
Growers on South Australia’s mainland are one step closer to having the freedom of choice to grow the crops that best suit their farming systems following the decision by the Marshall Liberal Government today to restrict SA’s moratorium on the commercial cultivation of genetically modified crops solely to Kangaroo Island.
Moratorium a “precautionary principle”: visiting expert
13 August 2019
South Australian farmers have been missing out on the opportunity to use globally-recognised technology in the form of genetically modified crops because of the state’s GM moratorium, according to a visiting expert who will speak at the GROWING SA Conference later this month.
Passage of Mining Bill ignores concerns from ag sector
4 July 2019
Grain Producers SA is extremely disappointed farmers will not have fairer land access provisions when faced with mineral exploration on their land.
GPSA to lead development of grain industry blueprint
26 June 2019
Grain Producers SA will lead the development of a Grain Industry Blueprint following an announcement by Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone yesterday.
Next generation of SA ag leaders to boost skills with ELP
31 May 2019
Eight of the grain industry’s rising stars are set to boost their leadership skills as part of the first intake of Grain Producers SA’s newly-established Emerging Leaders Program.
Changes give GPSA a stronger voice for industry
30 May 2019
Members of Grain Producers SA have voted in favour of amendments to the organisation’s constitution at a Special General Meeting held this afternoon (Thursday 30 May).
PPSA commodity groups reiterate call for mining review
10 April 2019
Primary Producers SA and two of its commodity group members in Grain Producers SA and Livestock SA have responded to news that reform to SA’s Mining Act has stalled by again calling for an independent review to be commissioned.
Funding welcomed, but blueprint needed
5 April 2019
Grain Producers SA has welcomed today’s announcement by the State Government that it will allocate $25.6 million to upgrading roads on the lower Eyre Peninsula, following the release of the Eyre Peninsula Freight Study.
Select Committee report a win for farmers: GPSA
4 April 2019
Grain Producers SA has welcomed today’s release of the report into the Fire and Emergency Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2018 by a Parliamentary Select Committee.
GPSA calls for more investment in EP roads
26 February 2019
Grain Producers SA is calling for increased investment in the Eyre Peninsula road network following today’s announcement that Viterra would be transitioning to road-only transport of grain as of June 2019.
Grain Producers SA welcomes release of GM review
20 February 2019
Grain Producers SA has welcomed today’s release of the independent review of South Australia’s moratorium on the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) food crops report.