Nominations for the 2020 South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year Award are now open (applications close 18 September 2020).


The Agricultural Bureau is pleased to offer the Spirit of Excellence 2020 awards and scholarships (applications close 30 September 2020).

The Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship for Farmers sponsored by the Department for Environment and Water (DEW) is an $8000 grant for a farmer (aged 18-40) to pursue further study, take a study tour or run a special project.

The Rural Youth Bursary sponsored by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a $5000 grant for rural young people (aged 18-30) working in a rural community, not necessarily in agriculture, to undertake further study in their chosen career with an ultimate benefit to their community.

The Lois Harris Scholarship sponsored by The Agricultural Bureau of SA is a $2000 scholarship for a first year student studying the Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Adelaide.  One scholarship is awarded each year, usually to a student entering the course with an excellent Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER).

The Service to Primary Production Award sponsored by The Agricultural Bureau of SA recognises the achievements of people who have provided exceptional service to primary production.  Nominations are open for people from any area involved with primary production, including; the service industries, government, education and agri-politics.

To find out more and apply: or call (08) 8249 7581.