EP Farming Systems Summary 2018 out now!

The twentieth Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary is now available. This summary of research results from 2018 is proudly supported by the South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT), the Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) through the Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems projects and by Primary Industries and Regions SA.  We would like to thank SAGIT, […]

2019 EPARF Membership now due

Membership is from January to December – $132 for the first member; plus $66 per additional members involved in the entity. We look forward to your continued support and thank you for assisting agriculture on the upper EP. EPARF MEMBERSHIP 2019 If you require a tax invoice prior to paying, please email eparf31@gmail.com    

On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme – PIRSA

PIRSA is offering rebates of up to $25,000 for water infrastructure in many drought affected areas on EP from 2018-2021. Please find attached the South Australian Guidelines and Application Form for the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. On-Farm_Emergency_Water_Infrastructure_Rebate_Scheme_-_2019_Guidelines F… On-Farm_Emergency_Water_Infrastructure_Rebate_Scheme_-_2019_Application_… Further information on the Scheme is found on PIRSA’s website: http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/onfarm-water-rebate Alternatively, you can […]

Sheep Health Warning

Due to the current dry summer with stubble reserves becoming low on farms in many parts of Eyre Peninsula, livestock that are paddock grazing may begin to search for other sources of feed, such as weeds. Farmers should be aware of the dangers of some of these weeds, with the common offenders on Eyre Peninsula […]

Research Project Study – ‘Nutrition of lambs prior to slaughter’

Chloe DuBois from Wudinna is a Year 11 student studying Agriculture Science at Westminster School in Adelaide. For her Research Project she has chosen to study ‘Nutrition of lambs prior to slaughter’. A requirement is to do a certain amount of research which includes interviewing farmers, stock agents and butchers. She has also chosen to […]