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Mallee Sustainable Farming strengthens team with new appointments

The Mallee Sustainable Farming team have been bolstered with the recent appointment of Dr Jay Cummins who will provide expertise and support in the delivery of MSF’s on-farm research and extension initiatives. In making the announcement, Mallee Sustainable Farming Board Chairperson Nicole Byrnes welcomed the appointment of Jay to this role. “MSF has achieved significant …

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Robin Schaefer named winner of 2022 David Roget Award for excellence

Mallee Sustainable Farming is proud to announce Loxton, South Australia, farmer Robin Schaefer the 2022 winner of the David Roget Award for Excellence.
Robin was presented with the prestigious award at the recent MSF Mallee Research Update held at the Karoonda Football Clubrooms, by CSIRO Research Scientist and MSF Specialist Director, Dr Therese McBeath.

MSF ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF FARMER DIRECTORS

Mallee Sustainable Farming is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 Board of Directors have now been filled. MSF welcomes Nicole Byrnes from New South Wales who has been appointed as a NSW Farmer Director and Therese McBeath from CSIRO appointed as a Specialist Director.

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MSF MET WITH MINISTER FOR AG

MSF met with Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud, and Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster this morning. We discussed improved farming systems and practices in low rainfall areas as well as MSF investing in capacity to improve adoption such as virtual reality trials. Pictured is MSF’s Executive Officer, Lachie Sutton with David …

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MSF MET WITH MINISTER FOR AG

RIVERLAND MALLEE MESONET WORKSHOPS

Pictured (L-R): Warwick Grace, Damon Grace, Mick Faulkner, Mark Stanley, Peter Cousins and Tanja Morgan. We had a fantastic week travelling the SA Riverland and Mallee delivering multiple workshops as part of our Mesonet Roadshow.Big thanks to the project team for their efforts and for everyone who attended one of our workshops!Attendees walked away with …

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RIVERLAND MALLEE MESONET WORKSHOPS

Jason Brand named winner of the 2021 David Roget Award for Excellence

Mallee Sustainable Farming is proud to announce Jason Brand, Senior Researcher with Agriculture Victoria, as the 2021 winner of the David Roget award for Excellence. Lachie Sutton, Executive Officer, Mallee Sustainable Farming presented the David Roget Award to Jason Brand at the Mildura Mallee Research Update on February 3 2021. “Jason Brand leads the Southern …

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David Roget Award for Excellence

NATIONAL AG DAY CELEBRATIONS

MALLEE FARMINGHappy National Ag Day! Here’s cheers to our farmers, leaders, advocates, rural communities and people contributing towards Australian Agriculture. THANK YOU for all that you do for this wonderful industry.So, what do we love about being farmers in the Mallee? Watch our #AgDayAU to find out!#MalleeFarmers #SustainableFarming

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SA Sheep Tech Group

  SA Red Meat & Wool Sheep Technology Group Our SA Mallee Sheep Tech group is all about helping our mixed farmers investigate and implement new technologies in the sheep operations. Moving to electronic ear tags and data management has been a big part of this group. Our participants range from beginners wanting to learn …

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SA Sheep Tech Group
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