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SAGIT announces $1.97m funding towards new research projects

THE South Australian Grain Industry Trust (SAGIT) has awarded almost $2 million towards 18 research projects in its 2019 funding program. The successful projects – which were chosen from a pool of more than 35 applicants – include diverse topics ranging from improving on-farm grain storage to a wheat production…

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Applications open for SAGIT research funding

The South Australian Grain Industry Trust is putting the call out for applications to researchers and grower groups who are interested in applying for funding to conduct trials, take part in an industry tour or host a speaker at a future event.

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Break crops provide profitable options for Mallee farmers

Significant differences between productivity and profitability of break crop options have been highlighted in Mallee Sustainable Farming’s SAGIT-funded project, ‘Adopting profitable crop sequences in the SA Mallee’, with high-value legumes proving their ability to offer farmers considerable benefits for diversity over continuous wheat.