The Barossa Improved Grazing Group Inc (BIGG) is a community-driven network of livestock production and farming groups from the Barossa and surrounding areas extending as far as Kapunda and Eudunda to Sedan and Mt Pleasant.
BIGG is seeking sponsorship partners to assist us in delivering projects that promote sustainable farming, and enhance the productivity and Natural Resource Management (NRM) outcomes for landholders in the region.
What we do:
Established in 2012 BIGG is a trusted and valuable network supporting innovative, sustainable and resilient grazing landscapes, businesses and land managers. BIGG works in collaboration with a range of state and national stakeholders, industry partners, local businesses and grower groups to cultivate a measurable improvement in Barossa farming communities’ practices through effective delivery of innovative and practical solutions for sustainable grazing systems.
Current and recent projects and events include:
- Mixed pasture species for the local environment
- Improving on-farm water security
- Winter Beef Snapshot and
BredWell FedWell (Beef) events
- Improving production using ewe containment areas
- Soil moisture monitoring: four on-going sites
- Innovative water technology solutions
Partnering with BIGG will afford your business:
Networking and building relationships
Meet with local producers, researchers, and service providers.
Keep up-to-date and informed.
Be a part of a local leading edge, successful producer group of over 380 members.
Access and learning opportunities
Access local trial results, workshops and events.
Demonstration of your business's visual support of BIGG.
Innovations and new ideas from your perspective can be injected.
Contribution to the viable Barossa and surrounding regional community.
Building regional human capacity and capability.
We keep in touch with members and sponsors using a variety of methods including:
435+ producers, industry and stakeholders
over 80 producers attend, held in February each year
Workshops/pasture walks & field days
a minimum of 5 events per year attracting over 30 producers per event
over 100 producers nationwide register to attend
Social media posts
500 followers and growing
over 200 visits per month