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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Call for GPSA Board Nominations
24 August 2015
Nominations are open for two director positions on the Grain Producers SA Board with the terms of Peter Polkinghorne and Brett Roberts due to expire.
Grain producing women share ideas at IRWC 2015
26 March 2015
Grain Producers SA supported two female grain producers to attend this week's International Rural Women's Conference in Adelaide - Jennifer Horne, Wharminda, and Katie Preston, Eudunda.
GM yield boost just what industry needs, says GPSA
18 March 2015
Grain Producers SA is welcoming Minister for Agriculture Leon Bignell's assessment that growing genetically modified crops could deliver a much-needed 7% yield increase for South Australian growers.
GPSA to sponsor women at international conference
23 February 2015
Grain Producers SA will support two female grain producers to attend the International Rural Women's Conference, to be held next month in Adelaide.
Stick to the code to avoid spray drift this summer
21 January 2015
Grain Producers SA is encouraging growers to stick to the Code of Practice - Summer Weed Spraying to reduce the chances of any damage to other crops or industries from off-target chemical application.