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Ricegrowers Help Politicians Understand the Importance of Agriculture

26 Jun 2013 1:26 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has proudly supported an initiative of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) to remind all federal parliamentarians of the importance of agriculture to the Australian community...

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Workshops to Keep Farmers' Heads Above Water

19 Jun 2013 10:27 AM -

Farmers in the Murray and Murrumbidgee Valleys will have access to key irrigation industry insiders at two Water Use Planning Workshops being run next week by the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) through funding from the Murrum...

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Follow our 2013 Nuffield Scholars

17 Jun 2013 4:08 PM -

Our 2013 Nuffield Scholars, Antony Vagg and Peter Kaylock, are currently on their overseas study tour. While they are away, you can follow their adventures via their blogs.

Antony's is here...

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Position Vacant

14 Jun 2013 10:55 AM - Rice Industry Extension Co-ordinator (full-time): Leeton, NSW

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) was recently successful in applying to the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) for the role of co-ordinating rice industry extension services, funde...

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Rice Marketing Board Appointments Welcomed by RGA

14 Jun 2013 10:47 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) welcomes the two appointments to the Rice Marketing Board (RMB) announced this morning.

Doug Hocking and John Culleton have both been appointed for a four year term by NSW Primary Industr...

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Environmental Champions Program recognised at Landcare awards

7 Jun 2013 10:30 AM - The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia’s (RGA) Environmental Champions Program has been

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia’s (RGA) Environmental Champions Program has been recognised at the Murrumbidgee Regional Landcare Awards held in Wagga Wagga on Wednesday.

The program, which is one of the RGA’...

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RGA welcomes new Communications & Policy Officer

6 Jun 2013 9:36 AM - The RGA is delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Stott

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Stott to the position of Communications and Policy Officer commencing this week.

Elizabeth will be based in the Leeton office an...

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Funding boost for rice stubble management research

31 May 2013 3:02 PM - Rice industry efforts on stubble management to continue

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia’s Environmental Champions Program (ECP) will receive $50,000 to explore innovative options for rice stubble management, courtesy of the Commonwealth government’s Caring for our Country...

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Irrigation Australia

18 Apr 2013 3:20 PM - Regional Conference 2013

Hopefully by now you will all have heard that the 2013 Regional Conference is being held in Griffith, NSW. Griffith is located in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, providing an ideal location for this event.

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Landmark water market project

15 Apr 2013 2:43 PM - Joint research project into temporary water market

The NSW Irrigators' Council (NSWIC) and Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) have joined forces to undertake a landmark research project into the temporary water market in New South Wales.

NSWIC Economic Policy Analyst Stefanie S...

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Burn Stubble Responsibly

8 Apr 2013 3:58 PM - Rice growers asked to burn stubble responsibly

With another large rice harvest having commenced, the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has asked farmers intending to burn stubble at the end of the season to do so responsibly.

"During the rice harvest growers wi...

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Sydney Royal Easter Show 2013

5 Apr 2013 2:11 PM - RGA Rice Exhibit

The Royal Agricultural Society operates a Royal Easter Show Education Program, which aims to inform children, aged 4-12, about agriculture, primary production and where their food comes from. A key element of this program is a Food Farm Pavili...

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Stubble Burning

5 Apr 2013 1:07 PM - Letter to rice farmers

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia is currently involved in a "Stubble Management Awareness Program" with the assistance of government funding under the Caring for our Country program. This has educated growers about alternativ...

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Communications & Policy Officer

2 Apr 2013 2:14 PM - Position available

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc (RGA) seeks the services of a Communications and Policy Officer to work in their office in Leeton, NSW.

The RGA has not had a designated Communications and Public Relations position fo...

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SunRice Capital Structure Review Meetings

18 Mar 2013 3:48 PM - March 2013

As part of the ongoing Capital Structure Review, the SunRice Board invites shareholders/growers to attend one of three information meetings to be held across our rice growing regions later this month.

Followin...

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