AgTech Producer Groups Launch

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PIRSA are pleased to announce the launch of AgTech Producer Groups. Applications for AgTech Producer Groups close 11.59pm (ACST) Monday 19 February 2024.

The purpose of establishing AgTech Producer Groups is to upskill primary producers in harnessing technology for industry-specific improvements and to support producers implementing these advancements.

Funding provided to AgTech Producer Groups aims to:

  • Explore and share experiences and knowledge on ways that technologies can be used in their enterprise.
  • Learn from experts on how technologies can assist to improve productivity, efficiency and profitability.
  • Support producers to implement and apply technology in their business enterprise to improve productivity.

Group activities will upskill and provide opportunities for producers to support each other in the implementation and practical application of technologies.

Activities which are eligible include:

  • Cost of facilitator undertaking delivery of AgTech Producer Groups.
  • Upskilling workshops of primary producers in AgTech and data-based decision making.
  • Costs associated with an expert speaker to the AgTech Producer Group.
  • Associated travel costs for the AgTech Producer Group to conduct a field study.
  • Associated travel costs of AgTech Producer Group facilitator.
  • Catering and venue for AgTech Producer Group events.
  • Creation of resources or printing of resources to be delivered to AgTech Producer Groups

All primary production sectors are targeted including:

  • Livestock (including: red meat, wool, pigs, poultry)
  • Viticulture
  • Horticulture (including; Tree crops, vegetables, floriculture, covered crops)
  • Aquaculture
  • Broadacre/Grains
  • Forestry
  • Other (e.g. apiary)

Eligible applicants can apply for funding up to $18,500 (GST exclusive). The AgTech Producer Groups will conclude by 31 May 2025. Project activities are to be conducted in South Australia.

Further information and to submit an EOI can be found on the PIRSA website Prior to submitting an EOI please read the guidelines, attached.

For any enquiries please email

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