GPSA reinforces commitment to harvest code
29 November 2018
Grain Producers SA has today reinforced its commitment to the South Australian Grain Harvesting Code of Practice amid member concerns that proposed legislative changes to regulate harvest activities will penalise them for a decade of good harvesting practice and prudent risk management.
Growers encouraged to ask ‘how well do you Know Your Code?’
18 October 2018
Grain Producers SA is calling on grain growers across the state to ask themselves how well they know the Grain Harvesting Code of Practice ahead of the 2018-19 harvest.
Grain Producers SA welcomes GM review
14 September 2018
Grain Producers SA has today welcomed announcement by the State Government of an independent review into cultivation of genetically modified crops in South Australia.
New directors appointed to GPSA Board
14 September 2018
Two new directors have been appointed to the Board of Grain Producers SA following the organisation’s annual general meeting held in conjunction with the Growing SA Conference at Hahndorf today.
GROWING SA to highlight policy impacts on-farm
29 May 2018
South Australia’s only forum to debate grains and livestock advocacy, research and farm business issues is back.
New campaign targets best practice spray application
10 May 2018
Grain Producers SA has today launched a new campaign encouraging growers to maximise the effectiveness of spray applications while minimising any unforeseen crop protection risks.
Caroline Rhodes appointed as GPSA CEO
4 April 2018
The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed experienced grain industry specialist Caroline Rhodes as its new Chief Executive Officer, starting this week.
GM moratorium delivers no premiums to SA
6 March 2018
Independent analysis has demonstrated beyond any doubt that there are no premiums being delivered to the majority of South Australian farmers because of the state’s status as free of genetically modified crops.
GPSA welcomes Mid North weather station funding
19 February 2018
Grain Producers SA welcomes last week’s announcement from the State Government that it will fund a pilot network of state-of-the-art automatic weather stations at 40 locations across the Mid North.
GM technology helps to relieve pressure on fish stocks
14 February 2018
Grain Producers SA is welcoming news that use of cutting edge science and technology in the grain industry is delivering a solution to a shortage of omega-3 in the human diet.
EP growers off to Thriving Women 2018
13 February 2018
Two female grain producers from the Eyre Peninsula have been awarded sponsorship from Grain Producers SA to attend the Thriving Women 2018 conference to be held in Hahndorf next week.
Growth, profitability focus for GPSA policy
19 January 2018
Grain Producers SA has today released five keys to unlock increased growth and employment for the South Australian economy from the grain industry as part of its 2018 SA Election policy statement.
GPSA offers sponsorship for Thriving Women 2018
17 December 2017
Grain Producers SA will sponsor two female grain producers to attend the Thriving Women 2018 conference at Hahndorf on February 19 and 20.
Professor Wendy Umberger appointed to GPSA Board
13 December 2017
The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed Professor Wendy Umberger as an independent director, taking the Board to its full complement of nine members.
Grain producers reap rewards of Farm Business Strategic Review
6 December 2017
Family businesses in SA’s grains industry will be better equipped to grow and create jobs through the rollout of the Grains Industry Farm Business Strategic Review.
GPSA supports initiative to get students into grains careers
22 November 2017
Grain Producers SA will provide $20,000 in funding for an initiative to deliver curriculum-linked activities that promote innovation and opportunities in the grains sector to South Australian school students.
GPSA to farewell inaugural CEO
21 November 2017
The Board of Grain Producers SA today announced that the organisation’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer, Darren Arney, will be moving on from the role next month.
South Australians urged to support the industry on National Ag Day
14 November 2017
With one in five South Australians employed in the food industry, the state’s commodity advocacy and research groups are encouraging everyone to celebrate the industry on National Agriculture Day on Tuesday, November 21.
Packed GROWING SA event shines a light on ag’s importance
16 August 2017
ABOUT 300 people attended the inaugural GROWING SA conference in Hahndorf last Friday to hear the latest in farm business advice, research and development and policy updates.
Primary Producers SA joins farming’s peak national body
11 August 2017
The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has today warmly welcomed South Australia to the peak body with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) joining the NFF membership.