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Delayed permanent water on drill sown rice

24 Jul 2012 2:51 PM - New DPI factsheet

ATTN: RICE GROWERS

Delayed permanent water on drill sown rice

New NSW DPI factsheet (No. 1238) now available on line

Four years of research on two soil types have proven delayed per...

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RGA 2012 Annual Conference

12 Jul 2012 3:24 PM - "Growing our future"

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced its 2012 Annual Conference will focus on the theme “Growing our future”. The conference will be held on Thursday, 9 August 2012 in ...

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Review of Rice Vesting in the Rice Marketing Board

10 Jul 2012 11:46 AM - Public Meetings

NSW Trade and Investment is conducting a review of rice vesting in the Rice Marketing Board in order to make recommendations for its renewal after 1 January 2013. An information paper has been released (available at

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On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program

20 Jun 2012 4:49 PM - Round 3

Calls for Expression of Interest

The Federal Government has announced Round 3 of its On Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program. This provides irrigation licence holders an opportunity to transfer water entitl...

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Farmsafe Farmer of the Year Award 2012

14 Jun 2012 4:06 PM - Recognise farm safety excellence in Australia

About the Award

The Farmsafe Farmer of the Year Award is designed to recognise farm safety excellence in Australia.

The award is made by Farmsafe Australia to acknowledge a...

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NSW Irrigators' Council

7 Jun 2012 4:02 PM - May Newsletter

Issues of the NSW Irrigators' Council Newsletter can be viewed by clicking on this link http://www.nswic.org.au/newsletter.shtml

Topics contained in the May issue include:

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NSW Irrigators' Council

7 Jun 2012 4:02 PM - May Newsletter

Issues of the NSW Irrigators' Council Newsletter can be viewed by clicking on this link http://www.nswic.org.au/newsletter.shtml

Topics contained in the May issue ...

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Basin Authority has not delivered ....

28 May 2012 10:53 AM - RGA comments on release of REVISED Proposed Basin Plan

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia, Inc (RGA) has declared that the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has not delivered a satisfactory plan for the Basin after two years of consultation and discussion and it must now be sidelin...

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Changes to the draft Basin Plan

28 May 2012 10:03 AM - MDBA advises Revised Plan released

Today MDBA sent the revised Basin Plan to ministers as the next step in developing a plan for the Murray-Darling Basin.

MDBA have also released a report detailing the changes made to the draft plan based on submissions received during t...

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Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement

22 May 2012 4:51 PM - Long term benefts for rice industry

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australian Inc (RGA) has acknowledged that today’s announcement by Federal Minister for Trade, the Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, of a Free Trade Agreement with Malaysia will have long term benefits for the A...

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Carbon farming

22 May 2012 4:35 PM - Government rejects rice industry's engagement

The Rice Research and Development Committee today expressed disappointment that the rice industry’s interest in participating in carbon farming had been rejected, following the government’s decision not to fund resea...

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River Reach

22 May 2012 4:29 PM - Water trading opportunities

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has encouraged all users of water – including its members and environmental users – to consider the benefits of newly available River Reach water trading opportunities.

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Eliza stars for rice industry

16 May 2012 4:32 PM - Successful Horizon Scholarship candidate

The Ricegrowers Association of Australia is pleased to announce that Carrathool student Eliza Star has been awarded a prestigious Horizon Scholarship, with the help of sponsorship from the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation r...

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Good response to stubble burning campaign

16 May 2012 4:18 PM - Successful awareness program

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia says a stubble management awareness program encouraging rice growers to burn responsibly has been a major success.

The four week radio campaign targeted the Griffith and Deniliquin regions...

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Australia's future as a food superpower

4 May 2012 3:14 PM - ... is in Government's hands

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed Prime Minister Gillard’s statement at an international summit in Melbourne last night that Australia has the potential to become a global food superpower.

RGA Pre...

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