MFMG is a leading provider of research and extension for agricultural systems.
MFMG develops and delivers innovative and sustainable farming practices through collaborative research, communication and extension for the benefit of members and the agricultural industry across the South East of South Australia, Western Victoria and beyond.
Mallee Sustainable Farming (MSF) Inc. is a farmer driven organisation delivering research and extension services to the less than 350 mm rainfall Mallee cropping regions of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. MSF operates within a region of over four million hectares, extending beyond Balranald in the east to Murray Bridge in the west.
MIG covers approximately 320 000 hectares within the shires of Mingenew and Irwin, with close to 200 farm businesses being active members. This equates to approximately 95% of farmers in the Mingenew area.
MIG was formed in 1994 based on a need for locally driven Research and Development. The group has grown substantially. In recent years MIG’s trial program has included approximately 70 trials, with up to 350 people attending field days. The group now employs seven staff who work on a variety of funded projects to provide services to members.
MIG’s aim is to “Promote and develop economic and environmentally sustainable agriculture through research, planning, monitoring and demonstrating best practice.”