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WeedSmart Week 2024, Port Lincoln – Early bird tickets on sale now until 30 June

Scan the QR code below to register Check out the program below!

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Weed Control Equipment Subsidy

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FREE Heavy Vehicle Workshop

  Grain Producers SA (GPSA) is hosting a heavy vehicle safety workshop on Eyre Peninsula. The “Roadworthy Heavy Vehicles….Made Easy!” workshop is aimed at helping primary producers better understand heavy vehicle roadworthiness requirements. The FREE workshop at Cummins will combine theoretical and practical training to enhance road safety, compliance, and maintenance responsibilities. Tuesday 25 June, 1:00pm…

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Nearly two years of drought research available online – Free

We can’t control the weather, but we can help you manage the risk. That’s the Drought Info initiative – providing independent research and information to support farmers through times of drought and help them make better farm management and practice decisions. Nearly two years of research is available online, for free at www.droughtinfo.com.au. Catch up on…

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Rural Bank June Insights: Commodities impacted by significant announcements this month

The start of winter has brought with it some major announcements for agricultural commodities. Firstly, opening bids for farmgate milk prices have been announced. While being the third highest season on record, an average price across major processors falls 15 per cent below current season prices. On a more positive note, beef exports to China…

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Uni Hub – Professional Development Short Course, Mon 17 June, Pt Lincoln

See below for information on a one-day From Team Member to Team Leader short course facilitated by University of Adelaide, to be held face to face in Port Lincoln on Monday, 17th June (ie next week). This is a full day course running from 9.00am to 4:30pm and will be held at the Nautilus Arts…

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CSU Survey – Health of Rural Women

Charles Sturt University is conducting a survey  ‘Exploring perceptions of health and wellbeing of women and non-binary individuals in rural and remote Australia’, and our WoTL community is invited to participate. The research aims to identify any factors or behaviours that may facilitate or impede achievement of desired health and wellbeing, specifically focusing on women…

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AgRi-Silience Farm Upskilling Opportunity on EP

AgRi-Silience helps agricultural businesses improve economic, environmental, and social resilience. Participants gain access to expert facilitators and advisors to identify risks, opportunities, and develop long-term plans. If enough people are keen, we can hold these workshops on Eyre Peninsula. Please register your interest below to ensure you don’t miss out. Key Features Three-day workshop: Comprehensive, guided sessions….

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Final Grains Climate Outlook

This will be the final grains video update; we hope we achieved our goal of educating you in understanding how short-term weather connects to long-term climate through analysis and education on global models, how climate drivers provide ground-truthing to those models, and expert meteorologist insights. Please find the latest autumn climate outlooks for the grains…

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Investigating the PFAS burden in livestock raised on biosolid-amended pastures

You are invited to participate in a farmer science project on the topic of: Investigating the PFAS burden in livestock raised on biosolid-amended pastures. ELIGIBILITY Farms that have historically applied biosolids or used wastewater effluent on their sheep or cattle pastures in the past 10 years. RESEARCH AIMS The research aims to investigate the impact…

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