The spring 2019 edition of Grain Producer covers a number of key policy issues Grain Producers SA has been working on for the benefit of South Australian growers.

Feature stories include:

Q&A with Professor Kevin Folta: Prof Folta visited SA recently as part of the third annual GROWING SA conference. He shares his impressions of SA’s grain industry and his journey into agricultural research.

Next generation learns leadership ropes: Eight of the grain industry’s rising stars are boosting their leadership skills thanks to GPSA’s Emerging Leaders Program.

GPSA leading development of grain industry blueprint: Workshops across the state are garnering the vision of growers and industry stakeholders for SA’s grain industry to 2030 as consultation on the development of the South Australian Grain industry Blueprint gets underway.

Helping growers a passion for Shane: With a background in farming, GPSA Regional Field Officer Shane Gale knows the importance of getting the right information to primary producers so they know their obligations under Federal and State legislation.

Technology and trust in the spotlight at GROWING SA: Engaging with the broader public and communicating the benefits of key tool such as biotechnology and glyphosate was a key theme arising out of the third annual GROWING SA Conference held at Hahndorf in August.

Freedom of choice awaits SA growers: Growers on SA’s mainland are a step closer to having the freedom of choice to grow the crops that best suit their farming systems following the decision by the Marshall Liberal Government in August to restrict the state’s moratorium on the commercial cultivation of genetically modified crops to Kangaroo Island.

... And many more!

Grain Producer is available as an online book, which can also be downloaded or printed.