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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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2013 Sydney Royal Easter Show

18 Mar 2013 3:25 PM - RGA hosts educational display

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia will be hosting an educational display at the 2013 Royal Easter Show in the "Food Farm" Pavilion. The displays in this Pavilion are focussed on educating young school children. It is hoped that ...

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Regional Field Days back in 2013

20 Feb 2013 11:24 AM - Put Rice Field Days in your diary!

This year’s rice field days are taking on a local flavour!

RIRDC Rice R&D Committee Chairman Ian Mason said that this year offered a great opportunity for growers to hear from researchers in their local area.

“We...

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Annual Rice Scholarships Awarded

12 Feb 2013 10:27 AM - Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship & Peter Connor Book Award

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced the recipients of their 2013 educational scholarship awards.

The Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Amy McAllister (Deniliquin Branch) to assist her t...

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2013 Telstra Australian Business Awards

11 Feb 2013 4:36 PM - Nominations now open!

Nominations for the 2013 Telstra Australian Business Awards are now open.

For 21 years the Awards have highlighted the achievements of the small and medium business community.

All businesses nominated - they can...

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2013 World Environment Day Awards

11 Feb 2013 4:17 PM - Nominations close1 May 2013

The United Nations Association of Australian has announced that their "2013 World Environment Day Awards" close on Wednesday, 1 May 2013.

Award Categories:

  • PM's Environmentalist of ...

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Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship

2 Jan 2013 3:53 PM - 2013 applications close soon!

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) reminds members that applications for tertiary scholarships are closing soon!

“As part of our commitment to the industry’s long term future, each year the RGA awards two...

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NSW Irrigators' Council

1 Jan 2013 5:13 PM - Monthly Update

The NSW Irrigators' Council Monthly Update is available at the following website: http://www.nswic.org.au/newsletter.shtml

 

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RGA welcomes NSW Government vesting outcome

19 Dec 2012 9:25 AM - Vesting extended to 30 June 2017

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia, Inc. (RGA) today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of an extension of the current rice marketing system to 30 June 2017, with a review of the sole and exclusive export arrangement ...

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Good news for Murrumbidgee Valley irrigators

12 Dec 2012 3:47 PM - Minister announces Round 3 funding

The Hon Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities announced this week that the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) will be a Delivery Partner in Round Three of the On-Farm Irrigatio...

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