The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has today warmly welcomed South Australia to the peak body with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) joining the NFF membership.
South Australian farmers are invited to have their say on possible changes to their ability to move machinery on roads at night.
Primary Producers SA is calling on the State Government to conduct an independent review of water management costs across the whole system following the announcement of proposed large increases to natural resource management levies for farmers in some regions.
Primary Producers SA have mixed feelings regarding the State Budget. Whilst concerned about the overall deficit and debt situation spelt out in the Budget, PPSA were pleased that Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) have avoided the cuts experienced in recent years.
Since its formation, a number of concerns have been raised with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) regarding mining and gas activities.
Primary Producers SA welcome the fact that our major wealth creating industries were spared in what was a tough Federal Budget.
The coming election will see a government elected facing considerable challenges. And a major one is how to ensure the state capitalises on the food, wine and fibre sectors.
Primary Producers SA (PPSA) and Livestock SA are working together to create a register to match donations of assistance with those most in need.