Current projects

2017-18

SAGIT will inject $3 million in funding to 26 projects in 2017 following a record number of applications for research funding. Topics are as diversease as the use of drones, frost management, nitrogen-use efficiency, copper management, molecular selection for heat stress tolerance in peas to Khapra beetle extension and a cereal aphid risk assessment.

Please click on the Snapshot cover thumbnail below to open an interactive version of the Snapshot booklet. If you’d prefer, you can download a PDF version by clicking on the PDF icon.

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2016-17

SAGIT funded 22 new projects in 2016-17 in topics including crop nutrition, soil health, herbicide use and improving weed control with a total value of $2.3 million.

In addition, SAGIT allocated funding to grower groups who are members of the Ag Excellence Alliance to cover costs associated with hosting guest speakers.

Please click on the Snapshot cover thumbnail below to open an interactive version of the Snapshot booklet. If you’d prefer, you can open a PDF version by clicking download in the online version that opens.

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Past projects

2016-17

SAGIT funded 22 new projects in 2016-17 with a total value of $2.3 million.

Download the full list of projects in the 2016 SAGIT Snapshot – PDF available here.

2015-16

SAGIT funded 15 new projects in 2015-16, taking the total number of projects currently receiving SAGIT funding to 51. The new investment totals $2.19 million.

Download the full list of projects in the 2015 SAGIT Snapshot – low resolution & high resolution

2014-15

SAGIT funded 20 new projects in 2014-15 investigating solutions specific to issues faced by SA grain growers. The investment totals $2.14 million, which is in addition to the $6 million of projects that are continuing from investments made in earlier years.

Download the full list of projects in the 2014 SAGIT Snapshot – low resolution & high resolution