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Rice growers recognised for their service to the rice industry

18 Aug 2017 12:05 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) awarded Honorary Councillor status to two of its members. Warren Lang and Gillian Kirkup were presented with their awards at the RGA Annual General Meeting, in Leeton on the 4th August 2017.

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RGA 2017 Annual Conference Success

9 Aug 2017 3:36 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc. (RGA) has enjoyed a successful 2017 Annual Conference in Leeton on the 3rd and 4th August.

The conference proceedings were run over two days: with guest speakers and ga...

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Rice Matters July 2017

10 Jul 2017 2:15 PM -

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

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Murray Irrigation Limited Removes Rice Growing Rules

5 Jul 2017 3:24 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) welcomes Murray Irrigation Limited’s (MIL) announcement to no longer place restrictions on the growing of rice in the Murray Valley by removing their Rice Growing Rules. Instead, the MIL Rice Gr...

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RGA Annual Conference “Building Value – Rice and Beyond”

26 Jun 2017 10:18 AM -

The 2017 Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) Annual Conference will be held in Leeton, NSW on 3rd – 4th August at the Leeton Soldiers Club.

RGA President, Jeremy Morton, said this year’s conference theme, “B...

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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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