Members Portal

The RGA keeps growers up to date with the latest events and requirements within the industry.

We provide support on a range of matters such as finance, insurance, health and safety, education and training, transport and cartage and the development of future industry leaders.

Ricegrowers' Water Toolkit

Access to water is fundamental to every rice farming business, and this resource is provided to assist growers to better manage their water risk in a rapidly changing environment. These changes have been brought about by government regulation,...

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Harvest and Cartage Rates

2018 Rice Harvesting and Cartage Rates

Below are the latest harvesting and cartage rates to assist rice growers this season.

These rates are a guide only and include demurrage. Both growers and contractors are e...

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Water Information

The RGA provides access to the latest water information to assist growers to develop their on-farm plans so they can continue to be the most water efficient rice producers in the world.

Links to government departments involved in w...

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RMS Transport Guidelines

Responsibility for setting and communicating road transport regulations is moving from NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).

In light of this, we are in the process of updating this page t...

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Members Newsletter

The RGA publishes the Rice Matters newsletter a few times a year to keep members up to date with the key issues the organisation is working on, news from RGA branches and upcoming events. Past issues of the newsletter can downloaded by clicking...

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Stubble Management

Responsible Stubble Management

Stubble burning is an important tool for rice growers, but smoke can affect local communities when poor practices are used. Every incident that negatively affects local communities puts your right to ...

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Rice Crop Protection

Managing Ducks

Following legislative changes, the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Game Licensing Unit is now responsible for the management of native game birds in NSW. The former game bird program administered by the Office ...

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Upcoming Events

Rice calendar of events and meetings

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Business Support

There are a range of support options available for farmers, as well as small business owners, who require assistance and support.

NFF agribusiness loan monitor

The NFF's agribusiness loan monitor compares and co...

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The RGA has developed a Safety Checklist to assist members in quickly determining on-farm hazards and risks.

The checklist is NOT designed to cover all of the hazards and risks that may be present on farms and members are encoura...

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Awards and Scholarships

The rice industry currently invests in a range of programs designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities in order to develop future industry leaders. These include offering a range of scholarships including Greg Grah...

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Useful Publications

Below are a links to PDFs or websites of publications of interest to RGA members. Please note these also include the RGA’s submissions to government.

Current featured publications include:

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Environmental Champions Program

Welcome to the Environmental Champions Program (ECP).

The ECP is an innovative voluntary program designed by farmers for farmers to help improve on-farm environmental management and deliver on the industry’s enviro...

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ECP projects and events

As part of the industry’s commitment to environmental best practice, the ECP has been given funding assistance to collaborate with our local partners on a number of projects that improve the industry’s environmental performance.

For mo...

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