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First Women’s Innovation Program launching in the Murray

21 Jun 2017 3:07 PM -

Local women will have the opportunity to participate in an innovative program focused on solving agriculture industry challenges thanks to the Local Land Services Murray Community Grants Program.

The Riverina Collec...

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RGA welcomes Water Ministers agreement on SDL Adjustment Mechanism projects

16 Jun 2017 4:51 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) welcomes the Water Ministers endorsement of the final package of Sustainable Diversion Limit (SDL) Adjustment Mechanism projects at The Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council today in Canberra...

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Rice Matters June 2017

2 Jun 2017 1:13 PM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - June 2017 edition please download here. 

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AFL football hero at Deniliquin Rams Club to celebrating Men’s Health Week

2 Jun 2017 9:15 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia are hosting a light hearted dinner to highlight men’s health issues and to encourage men of any age to get checked as part of Men’s Heath Week.

Local men and their partners ...

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Innovator’s applying new technology

24 May 2017 4:41 PM -

Rice Extension is holding the fifth in a series of workshops for young agri-professionals to improve their skills and enrich their knowledge of farming systems. The one day workshop will be filled with a field visit and great speakers with up...

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RICE MATTERS MAY 2017

8 May 2017 5:20 PM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - May 2017 edition please download here.

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Counting the cost of duck damage

4 May 2017 2:11 PM -

With a very promising rice harvest underway across the Riverina, a number of growers are reflecting on the cost of wild duck damage to their crops during the establishment stage.

NSW Department of Primary Industries...

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Growers Asked to Burn Responsibly

19 Apr 2017 3:51 PM -

With the 2017 summer harvest underway, the rice industry, some local Councils, the Irrigation Research and Extension Committee and irrigation companies remind farmers who are planning to burn stubble, to do so responsibly.

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RICE MATTERS APRIL 2017

6 Apr 2017 11:16 AM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - April 2017 edition please download here. 

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RGA Encourages Basin Ministers to Collaboratively Implement the Basin Plan without Further Productive Water Recovery

16 Mar 2017 2:31 PM -

Ahead of Friday’s Murray Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting, the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia strongly encourages the Basin Ministers to work together to find a pathway that achieves the environmental objectives of the Basin P...

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Rice Industry Field Day a Success

13 Mar 2017 11:37 AM -

The rice industry’s premier research showcase, the Rice Field Day, was hosted at ‘Old Coree’ Jerilderie on Thursday 9 March and attended by more than 350 rice growers and agribusiness professionals.

The theme for 20...

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RICE MATTERS MARCH 2017

3 Mar 2017 2:20 PM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - March 2017 edition please download here. 

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SUBMISSION TO THE MURRAY-DARLING BASIN AUTHORITY, Basin Plan Amendment Instrument 2017 (No 1) - February 2017

1 Mar 2017 2:27 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the opportunity to provide comment on the proposed amendments to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (The Basin Plan), as outlined in the consultation documents issued by the Murray-Darli...

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NSW’s Strong Agricultural Industry Partnerships with California

1 Mar 2017 8:52 AM -

The NSW Irrigators’ Council (NSWIC) and the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) welcomed the opportunity to re-connect with their California colleagues recently by showing Brandon Souza from the Californian Farm Water Coalition some o...

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2017 Annual Rice Scholarships Awarded

24 Feb 2017 9:53 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced the recipients of their 2017 tertiary scholarship awards.

The Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship, valued at $10,000, has been awarded to Allister Clarke of...

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