SHEEP MEAT VALUE CHAIN TRAINING PROGRAM

The Sheep Meat Value Chain Training Program is a comprehensive five day training course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in agrifoods and is to be held in the Great Southern. The program is continuing following the successful inaugural training program that was run in January 2017 and included 25 tertiary trained undergraduates, postgraduates…

SHEEP INDUSTRY BUSINESS INNOVATION PROJECT

The Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project offers attractive financial and industry support for eligible research in the WA sheep industry supply chain. Honours, Masters and PhDs researchers and supervisors from WA universities are invited to apply for the scholarships, which is part of the department’s and SIBI’s aim to support the sheep industry to capitalise on…

WEST MIDLANDS GROUP NAMED GIWA 2017 GROWER GROUP

Congratulations to the West Midlands Group who were named GIWA 2017 Grower Group of the Year at the Growing Expectations national summit. In presenting the award, Grain Industry Association of WA (GIWA) treasurer Neil Hooper said, “West Midlands Group has played an integral role in the development of new opportunities in the Central Midlands region.”…

PRESENTATIONS FROM GGA INDUSTRY LINKAGES FORUM AVAILABLE ONLINE

Missed the GGA Industry Linkages Forum? Don’t stress, you can now view the presentations, photos and summary from the event from the GGA website! Click here to view the presentations, images and coverage from the event.

Growing Leaders Scholarship Program

The Growing Leaders Scholarship Program is an exciting new initiative to support existing and emerging leaders within WA’s grain growing community to develop their leadership potential. The GGA, in partnership with the CBH Group, are facilitating opportunities for up to three individuals to access the highly esteemed Leadership WA Signature and Rising Leadership Programs. Leadership WA’s programs are accessed…

Grower Innovation Highlighted at the GGA Industry Linkages Forum

The GGA Industry Linkages Forum impressed a crowd of over 80 people at The Platform in Perth on Friday 19 May. This first of its kind event brought together grower groups, researchers, government, agri-food industry partners and innovators in an effort to improve collaboration across agricultural sectors and throughout the supply chain. The purpose of this new-to-industry…

Developing Project Management Skills in WA Grower Groups

The GGA held a two-day workshop to help build project management skills across the grower group network during the last week in May. Thirteen participants from across seven different grower groups participated in an interactive, practical workshop developed and delivered specifically to assist groups in understanding key methods, resources and techniques involved in exceptional project planning, governance,…

National Grower Group Summit And GGA Annual Forum

Thursday 17 – Friday 18 August 2017 The GGA are excited to announce that in 2017 the GGA Annual Forum will now coincide with the National Grower Group Summit, to be held here Western Australia. Stay tuned for more details to come in the next month. For more information contact the GGA staff at the…

Your Opportunity To Help Shape Grains Investment In WA

July and August will see the start of a new round of GRDCs Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) meetings throughout WA. GRDC are interested in hearing from all levy payers and others with an interest in the activities and research that will make a difference to the profitability of growers in regional WA. If you…

RIRDC – Next Generation Shaping The Future Of Ag

Australian agriculture’s young leaders are ready to tackle the industry’s biggest challenges and are stepping up to help shape an industry that is set for staggering growth. The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) met with over 150 young industry leaders over the past six months during the Regional Innovation Conversations series in each…