Student opportunity: BIGG Communications Intern

BIGG is seeking expressions of interest from students of either agriculture, animal, veterinary science, agribusiness or natural resource management for the 2024 BIGG Communications Intern – Drought Preparedness. The Communications Intern will be mentored and actively involved in the delivery of BIGG’s communications activities including events (specifically the Annual Conference: 8 February 2024), website, social …

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BredWell FedWell delivers for beef producers

With a focus on getting the most out of genetics and nutrition 20 beef producers participated in Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) BredWell FedWell interactive workshop on 17 November. Producers travelled from across the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Yorke Peninsulas to attend the workshop at Bottlesford Murray Greys, Tungkillo.

BIGG welcomes new board members

BIGG producers, stakeholders and supporters joined at Wanera Wine Bar in Angaston on 26th October to attend the BIGG AGM and annual celebration. Four new board members were welcomed to the BIGG board including Julian Maul (Vice Chair), Leon Deans, Laura Baker and Adam Burford joining existing board members Pete Mitchell (Chair), Vic Patrick, Sarah …

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BredWell FedWell comes to Tungkillo

Beef producers in the Mid Murray now have the opportunity to participate in Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) BredWell FedWell workshop.  Focussed on profit driver’s, the workshop zooms in on how to make the most out of genetics and nutrition to have a positive impact on your bottom line. BredWell FedWell, which follow’s the annual …

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Trigger point workshop & pasture walk

On Tuesday 26th of September, Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG) with the support of SA Drought Hub held its Trigger Point Workshop and Pasture Walk with 13 producers attending.

BIGG seeks Executive Officer

We are seeking an Executive Officer (EO) to join our team on a part-time, contractor basis working under the direction of the Board. The EO provides a range of networking, project development, and project support services to the BIGG Board. The successful applicant must demonstrate: For more information, including the position description and application process, …

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Winter Beef Snapshot

Over seventy beef producers and local rural business representatives came together on Wednesday 21st June in Mt Pleasant to learn and network at the Winter Beef Snapshot Event. The event drew beef producers from the Barossa and surrounding regions including Mt Compass, Murray Bridge, Rhynie and Clare to hear from industry experts to provide graziers with tools …

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Water Innovations Farm Tour

On Thursday 8th June, the Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG) held an On-farm Water Innovations Field Trip. This free BIGG event welcomed 25 attendees, and showcased various water supply and monitoring strategies that have been implemented on three properties in the Flaxman and Eden Valley districts. These included a desalination plant which has produced optimal water quality for irrigation, an electronic device to monitor tank water …

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