ASIDE from putting the grain in the bin come harvest time, there are few better feelings for a farmer than getting the last of your crop in the ground. Growers around the district are in the throes of finishing seeding for the 2014/15 season in what has been widely described as the perfect start to […]

Roberts wins seat on new grain board

BALAKLAVA grower, Brett Roberts, was announced as one of the six directors elected to the inaugural Grain Producers SA (GPSA) board last week. GPSA is recently formed not-for-profit South Australian grain grower representative group, looking to improve the economic outcomes for all grain producers in SA. GPSA chairman, Garry Hansen, announced the board members elected […]

It’s the Year of the Farmer!

2012 is the Australian Year of the Farmer, (YOTF) celebrating the vital role farmers play, or have played, in feeding and clothing us all, contributing to our rich rural history. Australia’s Governor General, Quentin Bryce, is patron of YOTF and says the aim is to bring city Australians closer to their country cousins. She is […]