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.

  • Local intelligence

    Keep up-to-date and informed.

  • Connectivity

    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.

  • Exposure

    Demonstration of your business's visual support of BIGG.

  • Contribute

    Innovations and new ideas from your perspective can be injected.

  • Community Support

    Contribution to the viable Barossa and surrounding regional community.

  • Community Growth

    Building regional human capacity and capability.

We keep in touch with members and sponsors using a variety of methods including:

  • Monthly e-newsletters

    435+ producers, industry and stakeholders

  • Annual conference

    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

  • Webinars

    over 100 producers nationwide register to attend

  • Social media posts

    500 followers and growing

  • Website

    over 200 visits per month