Orroroo livestock and wool producer Geoff Power will step into the role of president of Livestock SA, replacing the organisation’s inaugural leader Richard Halliday, who was recently elected national president of WoolProducers Australia.
Livestock SA has started a new quarterly initiative called the State of the Livestock Industry to update the wider community on the seasonal outlook for producers and activities and issues important to the industry.
Livestock SA is calling for changes to water pricing in South Australia as increasing costs of mains water for livestock production force farmers to make decisions on their future in the industry.
Livestock SA congratulates Kingston livestock producer Jack England, who has been named Young Farmer of the Year in the Kondinin Group and ABC Rural annual awards.
Livestock SA announced the results of its first election of board members at its annual general meeting at Roseworthy today.
Livestock SA will host its first annual general meeting this Friday and announce results of its first board member vote by grower-members.
Livestock SA is calling for applications from pastoralists seeking funding for on-property works under the new Far North Water Infrastructure Grant Scheme.
Livestock SA has received seven nominations for five board positions, meaning members will be able to vote on who represents them at the upcoming annual general meeting next month.
Livestock SA is calling for nominations from producers to be board members of the organisation, starting at its annual general meeting on Thursday, August 29.
Livestock SA is still waiting to see the fine detail of the new drought support package announced by the Australian Government.