THIS year's summer lamb ad has generated a lot of discussion, but unfortunately a lot of this discussion has come from those within the industry.
With Kimba selected as the site of the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility, divisions within the community still run deep.
THIS week, I've seen several reminders of how quickly circumstances can change due to events completely beyond our control.
FOLLOWING any natural disaster, getting aid - especially financial assistance - to everyone in need can be a challenging task.
Debate has raged across the country about who or what is most responsible for the catastrophe we've seen unfold this summer.
AS WE approach the end of another year, it's easy to forget just how many surprises, highlights and challenges 2019 has thrown at us.
SA farmers have a lot of friends on North Terrace, if the Upper House debate on the GM bill is anything to go by.
WHAT a week's it's been for the genetically-modified crop debate here in SA - it's been a bit like watching a tennis match.
I will always have enormous admiration and respect for our volunteer firefighters, both those at the Country Fire Service and those who front up with their own fire units.
While we don't want to be encouraging people out of agriculture, we need to acknowledge the number of farmers who will be thinking seriously about whether to keep going or make a change.