ESCOSA to review supply chain costs
24 April 2017
GPSA has welcomed the State Government’s decision to instruct the Essential Services Commission of SA to review South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs on behalf of grain producers.
GPSA welcomes new policy expertise for 2017
9 February 2017
Grain Producers SA has appointed a new full-time policy officer Shane Gale to work with the organisation’s staff, board of grower directors and South Australian grain growers.
Meetings for Mining Act Review
17 January 2017
Grain Producers SA is seeking producer feedback on the impacts of mining on their property, community and the industry as a whole through a series of consultation meetings, starting later this month.
New director for Grain Producers SA Board
12 December 2016
The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed Mid North grain grower Adrian McCabe as a director of the organisation.
‘Know Your Code’ to reduce fire risk this harvest
30 November 2016
Grain Producers SA and the Country Fire Service are encouraging grain growers to do an on-farm check this harvest to ensure they are meeting required actions under the Grain Harvesting Code of Practice.
Independence key to thorough, fair mining review
9 November 2016
Grain Producers SA is calling for independence in the review of South Australia’s mining acts, as well as an extension to the timeframe to enable growers to respond without being in the full swing of harvest.
Feed barley glyphosate permit timely, says GPSA
3 November 2016
Grain Producers SA has welcomed the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority’s decision to issue a permit for use of glyphosate on feed barley.
Forums focus on better road access for grain freight
1 November 2016
Grain Producers SA and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator are working together to improve road access for the grain transport industry by helping councils to streamline route assessments for freight efficiency.
Affordable farm business management training on offer
6 October 2016
South Australian growers are able to complete a Diploma in Agribusiness Management at a quarter of the cost thanks to funding from the Australian Government and managed by Grain Producers SA.
GPSA supports review of mining act
5 October 2016
Grain Producers SA has cautiously welcomed the State Government’s announcement of a review into the legislation around the mining industry in this state and is eager to learn more about the process.
GPSA launches new magazine to promote grain growing sector
29 September 2016
Grain Producers SA has launched a new initiative to keep industry stakeholders up-to-date on news and information in the South Australian grain growing sector, a magazine titled Grain Producer.
Feedback sought on moving machinery wider than 4m
23 September 2016
Primary Producers SA has today released a survey for producers to provide more information on how they would move machinery wider than 4 metres if it were part of the new night movement permits system.
Night movement permit applications open for producers
1 September 2016
Primary producers wanting to move machinery less than 4 metres wide at night can now apply for a permit as a result of the government‐industry transport partnership project.
Effective Monday 4 December 2017 the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are processing night movement permits.
Karen rewarded for on-farm WHS focus
30 August 2016
Grain Producers SA is congratulating Karen Baines, Ungarra, on winning one of two $10,000 Augusta Zadow Awards through SafeWork SA last Friday.
Vale Neil Smith
26 August 2016
GRAIN Producers SA today recognises the contribution to the grains industry of SA of Maitland grower Neil Smith who has sadly passed away at the age of 71.
GPSA holds AGM, welcomes new chairman and farewells inaugural board member Max Wilksch
11 August 2016
Grain Producers SA has today welcomed its youngest chairman Wade Dabinett to the helm while farewelling inaugural board member Max Wilksch at the company’s Annual General Meeting at the Eyre Peninsula Field Days in Cleve.
Wade takes over reins as GPSA chairman
4 August 2016
Parilla grain producer Wade Dabinett will be the new chairman of Grain Producers SA, taking over from inaugural chairman Garry Hansen who will retire from the position.
Young SA growers to attend national conference
4 July 2016
Young South Australian grain producers Chad Nickolls, 33, Pinnaroo, and Ben Francis, 34, Maitland, will attend the Australian Grains Industry Conference next month after winning Grain Producers SA’s two sponsorship positions.
Producers urged to nominate for director positions
27 June 2016
Producers are being encouraged to consider standing for the board of Grain Producers SA when nominations are called during July.
Producers urged to report aphid sightings
1 June 2016
Grain Producers SA is encouraging all growers and agronomists to be on the lookout for Russian wheat aphid, detected this week in crops near Tarlee.