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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New program helps primary producers to better understand Chain of Responsibility

8 January 2019

The Chain of Responsibility framework, including recent changes, will be explained in easy-to-understand terms at a series of free workshops across South Australia, starting later this month.

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