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The Ag Bureau of SA has a long and proud history of managing projects that benefit members (SA primary producers) from State to local level.

Funding is provided by the Australian Government and the Government of South Australia.

Ag Bureau funds (including the Bureau Project Fund) have also been used to resource branch projects.

Current Projects

Caring for our Country
30/8/2013 - 31/3/2015

Improving claying practice through addition of organic matter ($54,340)
Sherwood Precision Management Systems Group

Ongoing effects of soil modification using clay ($53,570)
Karoonda and Districts Agricultural Bureau

Improving surface soil depth and subsoil conditions of soils ($45,540)
Lochaber Agricultural Bureau

Increasing productivity on clayed sands ($54,780)
Southern Mallee Agricultural Bureau

Improved soil management and productivity in the Mid North ($53,460)
Halbury Whitwarta Agricultural Bureau

Innovative sustainable land management at Stockport ($49,390)
Stockport Agricultural Bureau

Improving soil structure in hard setting soils of Eastern Eyre Peninsula ($44,990)
Crossville Agricultural Bureau

State NRM Community Grants
30/9/2013 - 30/9/2014

Initiating claying sands Dublin to Pinery
Mallala Agricultural Bureau

Improving water repellent sandy soils near Coomandook
Coomandook Agricultural Bureau

Innovation Grant
1/2/2014 - 31/3/2016

Innovative and cost-effective solutions to the treatment of acid soils in SA ($414,990)

State NRM Community Grant projects undertaken directly by incorporated branches:
·    Angaston – Barossa producer groups sustainable pasture challenge paddocks
·    Koonunga –Improving poor soil health in North Barossa vineyards
·    Monarto –Pasture improvement and no-till interface

Download Stock Journal article 21 May 2015

Download details of current projects

Past Projects

Trialing Claying in the Stockport District

Claying in the Avon to Halbury District

Sandy Soils & Soil Modification

Soil Carbon

Soil Acidity

Soil Sodicity

Precision Agriculture

Resilient Farming & Risk Management

Cost of Production Tool

Bureau Project Fund Projects

If there's a project that you can't find here, please email to see if we can help.

Agricultural Bureau of South Australia

C/- Rural Business Support
555 The Parade
Magill SA 5072


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F: +61 8 8364 2574

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