Services to Primary Production Award

Sponsored by the Agricultural Bureau of SA

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The Services to Primary Production Award, established in 1999, recognises the achievements of people who have provided exceptional service to primary production over a significant period of time.


Nominations are open for people from any area involved with primary production, including; the service industries, government, education and agri-politics.  This award is not restricted to just Bureau members or farmers.


Each Ag Bureau Bureau branch can make a nomination for the annual award with nominations to be made by branch executives.

Selection of the winner will be based upon a nominees history, experience and contribution to agricultural and the rural industry.

Nominations will be confidential with the winner announced on Friday 23rd October 2020 at the Spirit of Excellence Awards night.


Nominations close 5pm, Wednesday 30th September 2020.

The Services to Primary Production nomination form can be downloaded here.

Click here for the nomination form in Word format.

To submit written nominations or for more information please contact:

Ag Bureau Administrator
555 The Parade, Magill SA 5072
(08) 8249 7581

2020 recipient:

Congratulations Mark Grossman

SPP Award Winner: Mark Grossman

2020 Services to Primary Production Award Winner: Mark Grossman.

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Past recipients

2019 Peter Cousins

2018 Tristan Baldock

2017 Greg Cock

2016 John Reed

2015 Barrymore Mudge

2014 Professor Andrew Barr

2013 Ken Solly and Leighton Huxtable

2011 Trevor Day

2010 John Lush

2009 Phil Roberts

2008 Lindsay Dowley

2007 David Verner

2006 Rob Smyth

2005 Rodney Bell

2004 Ted Dopson and Leon Rosenzweig

2003 Trevor Dillon

2002 Clem Obst

2001 Jack Seekamp

2000 Clem Koch

1999 Fred Maynard