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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New independent director for GPSA Board

25 February 2016

The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed experienced lawyer Andrew Goode as an independent director of the organisation.

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Call for seed for fire-affected grain growers

30 November 2015

Grain Producers SA has established a register for grain growers to supply seed to fire-affected farmers or for them to register seed requirements for 2016.

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New draft mining policy open for comment

29 September 2015

Grain Producers SA today released a draft policy for member comment that opposes any open cut or invasive mining on or beneath South Australian grain growing land

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GPSA launches GM variety selection petition

28 September 2015

Grain Producers SA is starting a petition to enable producers to support lifting the moratorium on growing genetically modified crops in South Australia.

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ESL increases must be scrapped

1 September 2015

Grain Producers SA is calling for the State Government to wind-back the Emergency Services Levy for primary producers, saying it is an unfair tax that charges landowners for their work in protecting South Australian residents, homes and environmental assets from fires.

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