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RGA recognises contribution of Stewart Ellis

3 May 2012 11:28 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has congratulated former Murray Irrigation Limited and National Irrigators’ Council Chairman, Stewart Ellis, for his outstanding contribution to irrigators and irrigation company inte...

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Stubble Burning

23 Apr 2012 10:07 AM - RGA reminds growers to monitor weather

Rice growers are warned that an expected change in weather conditions early next week (w.c. 23 April) is likely to produce unsuitable conditions for stubble burning.

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia has issued the alert...

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RGA lodges submission to MDBA on Basin Plan

13 Apr 2012 4:03 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has lodged its submission on the Draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan with MDBA.

The RGA submits that unless the basis on which the Draft Basin Plan has been developed is changed then a b...

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Opportunity for women involved in agriculture in the Riverina

13 Apr 2012 12:51 PM - Fully funded training opportunity

Murrumbidgee Rural Studies Centre has funded places available for women in the Riverina to gain part qualifications in agriculture through skills recognition.

There are 5 places for a Certificate IV in Agriculture a...

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Tax help for small business in Riverina

27 Mar 2012 10:22 AM - Free, confidential, face to face meetings

Riverina small business people, including those affected by recent natural disasters, can keep on track with tax and superannuation obligations with free and confidential one-on-one assistance visits in Griffith, Deniliquin and Wagga ...

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Extra Disaster Assistance

23 Mar 2012 10:01 AM - for NSW farms, businesses and communities

Under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), flood-affected small businesses and primary producers in the Griffith, Leeton, Lockhart, Murrumbidgee, Narrandera, Urana, Wagga Wagga and Young communities can access up to $...

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Stubble Burning

21 Mar 2012 12:39 PM - Media Release

With a large rice harvest due to take place this year, the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has asked farmers intending to burn stubble at the end of the season to do so responsibly.

RGA Policy Officer Andrew Bomm said ...

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NFF Blueprint for Agriculture

21 Mar 2012 11:53 AM -

The Blueprint for Australian Agriculture aims to bring together all with an interest in, or involvement with, agriculture to help shape its future direction. Farmers, transporters, retailers, consultants, rural businesses, agri...

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Carbon farming in a rice-based system

20 Mar 2012 4:18 PM - Fact Sheet February 2012

The RGA Environmental Champions Program has produced a Fact Sheet on "Carbon farming in a rice-based system". Please follow this link

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Financial Assistance for Flood Affected Residents

19 Mar 2012 4:11 PM - Advice from SES Sunday 18/3/12

Leeton, Murrumbidgee, Narrandera, Lockhart, Urana, and Wagga Shires are amongst the 56 natural disaster areas now declared in NSW.

Information on assistance to farmers and application forms are available online from the Rural A...

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SES contact details

13 Mar 2012 10:23 AM -

If you need assistance from SES call 132 500

For updates on the current flood situation (NSW) you can visit the SES website by clicking on the following website address.

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NSW Government declares more Natural Disaster Areas

12 Mar 2012 2:57 PM - 2012 Floods

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has today announced Natural Disaster Declarations for a further three Local Government Areas.

"This latest declaration applies to Leeton, Murrumbidgee and...

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9 Mar 2012 12:48 PM - Intelligence and Assistance

Accurate information on flood damage is critical for NSW Authorities to determine the extent of damage and assess potential support measures.
This on-the-ground information helps the NSW DPI to plan its emergency response measures such ...

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2012 Rice Field Day - CANCELLED

8 Mar 2012 4:08 PM - Cancelled due to floods and access

The 2012 Rice Field Day at Old Coree, which was rescheduled to 16 March, has had to be cancelled. Unfortunately with the current floods it is likely several presenters would not be able to participate, plus with the anticipate...

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2012 Rice Field Day Cancelled

28 Feb 2012 5:19 PM - Water water everywhere.....

The 2012 Rice Field Day has been cancelled.

Wet weather, and expected further significant rains, has meant that access to trial sites will not be possible at Old Coree (Jerilderie) this Thursday, so a reluctant decision was made to c...

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