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Congratulations to John Bradford on RMB Election

11 Jun 2015 3:39 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) President Les Gordon today congratulated Southern NSW rice farmer John Bradford on his election to the NSW Rice Marketing Board (RMB).

"John succeeded amongst a group of highly credentiale...

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Bitterns in Rice Project

10 Jun 2015 10:33 AM -

Rice crops connecting wetlands and people

On farms across the New South Wales Riverina, something special is happening. It involves a peculiar bird, hundreds of rice growers and the will to unite farming and wil...

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RGA Establishes Queensland Branch

15 May 2015 2:12 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today launched an interim Queensland branch of the Association to support Queensland farmers and solidify years of commitment and investment by SunRice to establish a strong rice growing base thr...

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RGA Establishes Queensland Branch

15 May 2015 1:53 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today launched an interim Queensland branch of the Association to support Queensland farmers and solidify years of commitment and investment by SunRice to establish a strong rice growing base thr...

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NSW Government instils renewed confidence and policy rigour for the Riverina

1 May 2015 11:11 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today applauded the NSW Government’s willingness to engage with stakeholders early in the electoral cycle across the Riverina, highlighting that the rice industry had two very capable voices ch...

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2015 Annual Conference

2 Apr 2015 2:15 PM -

The 2015 RGA Annual Conference is being held in Melbourne on 6 & 7 August 2015.

As part of the conference attendees will get the opportunity to visit the facilities at the Port of Melbourne from where SunRice exports its products. Co...

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RGA Welcomes New State Minister for Primary Industries, Land and Water

1 Apr 2015 5:12 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the appointment of Niall Blair as NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Land and Water.

RGA President, Les Gordon, said that the RGA is looking forward to working with Mr Blai...

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RGA welcomes water buyback commitment

27 Mar 2015 11:37 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc. (RGA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister for the Environment and the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment that the Government intends to legislate the 1500GL cap on water purchases u...

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2016 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships open

24 Mar 2015 9:27 AM -

Applications for 2016 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships open on 1st April.

We are proud to announce the opening of the 2016 round of farming scholarships. We are offering more than 20 scholarships...

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RGA welcomes water buyback cap

11 Mar 2015 9:18 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc. (RGA) welcomes the joint announcement by the Minister for the Environment, the Minister for Agriculture and the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment to enact th...

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RGA announces appointment of new Executive Director

4 Mar 2015 2:46 PM -

4 March 2015

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc. (RGA) today announced the appointment of Dean Logan as its new Executive Director following the resignation of Ruth Wad...

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Rice Field Day to focus on profitability

12 Feb 2015 11:34 AM -

The rice industry’s premier research showcase, the Rice Field Day, is on again at Rice Research Australia P/L (RRAPL), ‘Old Coree’, Conargo Road, Jerilderie.

Following a very successful rice field day at Old Coree in 2014, the...

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Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship Award Winners 2015

6 Feb 2015 3:05 PM -

ANNUAL RICE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced the recipients of their 2015 educational scholarship awards.

The Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship has been aw...

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2015 Rice Field Day

30 Jan 2015 11:56 AM -

2015 Rice Field Day

“Cashing in on Research and Technology”

The 2015 Rice Fiel...

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Rice growers celebrate price increase this Christmas

12 Dec 2014 9:31 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed a SunRice announcement of an additional $20 per tonne for growers for their 2014 crop.

RGA President Les Gordon ...

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