This first edition of Grain Producer includes stories of innovation, agronomy, research and industry collaboration and further explains GPSA and its priorities.

Feature stories include:

  • The professional nature of grain growing … the Schillings at Kadina challenge stereotypes in building a business with global reach and manage land, machinery and inputs worth millions.
  • Recovering from Pinery … nine months after bushfire ravaged SA’s Lower North, Mallala farmer John Lush talks about the process of to rebuild his family property and its soils.
  • Promoting great grains … Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello is on board as SA’s Grains Ambassador, thanks for support from the SA Grain Industry Trust.
  • Doing more with less … Despite four years in a row of dry springs, SA grain producers have continued to deliver average to above average yields.

Grain Producer is available as an online book or can be downloaded and read as a PDF version.

Watch the ‘Professional nature of grain growing’ video featuring the Schillings’ Copper Gone Farms business.