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Attention: Ricegrowers

5 Oct 2012 11:56 AM -

A summary of the recent pre-season meetings held by NSW Department of Primary Industries with information you need before sowing your crop is now available.

Note in particular the work on Zinc. Adding zinc may improve the survival of c...

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NFF 2012 National Congress

7 Sep 2012 2:21 PM - 22 & 23 October 2012, Canberra

Registrations are now open for the NFF 2012 National Congress, to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena in Canberra on Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 October.

The Congress will focus on the food and fibre boom and the challeng...

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Rice Industry Environmental Survey

27 Aug 2012 1:40 PM - Closes 30 September 2012

In 2000 the rice industry embarked on a strategic and proactive approach to environmental management with the goal of improving the image of the industry, continual improvement in environmental management and supporting rice growers for a stron...

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Rice Vesting Review

3 Aug 2012 3:52 PM - RGA lodges submission

Ricegrowers' Association has today lodged a submission to NSW Trade & Investment in regard to the Rice Vesting Review.

Please click here to view a co...

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RGA announces Waterfind as major sponsor for its Annual Conference

31 Jul 2012 1:52 PM - "Growing our future"

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia is pleased to announce water market specialists, Waterfind, as the Platinum Sponsor for its 2012 Annual Conference.to held on 9 August in Hay.

“It’s fitting that Waterfind ha...

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GRDC UPDATE

27 Jul 2012 11:29 AM -

The GRDC Grains Research Update will be held in the Griffith at the Ex Servicemen's Club on Wednesday 1st August 2012 commecning at 9 am.

To view the GRDC Update flyer click here...

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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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