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RGA welcomes rice price clarity

22 Oct 2015 9:38 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) today welcomed SunRice's announcement of a guaranteed minimum price for the 2016 crop.

RGA President Jeremy Morton said that the announcement would help growers with t...

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RGA calls for continuing progress on rice market access

7 Oct 2015 8:59 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) today welcomed the inclusion of better rice access into Japan as part of the TPP agreement. The TPP will ensure access for 6,000 tonnes a year of Australian rice int...

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Drill Sow field walks a success

6 Oct 2015 3:05 PM -

For rice growers wanting to drill sow this season, weed control and good drainage are key to a successful crop according to growers at field walks held by Rice Extension on 29th and 30th September.

44 growers...

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Drilling Ahead

6 Oct 2015 9:19 AM -

Jerilderie rice farmers have highlighted the benefits of drill sowing rice in the Riverina region of NSW.

David and Rick Bryce of Kobar Farming Company Pty Lt...

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Environmental benefits of Riverina rice continue to stack up

22 Sep 2015 2:41 PM -

An innovative bird tracking project is highlighting the environmental benefits of rice growing in the Riverina region of NSW.

Ricegrowers Association Environmental Projects Manager Neil Bull said that the return of a satellite track...

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Environmental benefits of Riverina rice continue to stack up

22 Sep 2015 2:35 PM -

An innovative bird tracking project is highlighting the environmental benefits of rice growing in the Riverina region of NSW.

Ricegrowers Association Environmental Projects Manager Neil Bull said that the return of a satellite track...

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RGA and MIL efforts ensure Murray Valley water allocation

15 Sep 2015 11:55 AM -

The RGA has welcomed the NSW government’s decision to amend the current NSW Murray and Lower Darling water sharing plan, allowing allocations to Murray Valley General Security entitlement holders to begin.

RGA Executive Director A...

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RGA and MIL efforts ensure Murray Valley water allocation

15 Sep 2015 11:50 AM -

The RGA has welcomed the NSW government’s decision to amend the current NSW Murray and Lower Darling water sharing plan, allowing allocations to Murray Valley General Security entitlement holders to begin.

RGA Executive Director ...

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The Senate Inquiry - MDBA

9 Sep 2015 4:59 PM -

The Senate Select Committee on the Murray Darling Basin Plan is now inviting submissions. If you’d like to tell them about your concerns with the plan, please click on this link to read the inquiry terms of reference and information on how t...

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New President for RGA

9 Sep 2015 3:22 PM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia has elected a new president following Les Gordon's retirement after eight years in the role.

At an RGA Central Executive meeting in Jerilderie yesterday Moulamein rice grower Jeremy M...

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Ricegrowers’ Association welcomes investment

5 Aug 2015 4:50 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today welcomed the announcement by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Bob Baldwin, and NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair, of $263m of joint ...

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Ricegrowers’ Association welcomes investment

5 Aug 2015 4:46 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today welcomed the announcement by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Bob Baldwin, and NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair, of $263m of joint ...

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RGA appoints new Executive Director

31 Jul 2015 4:43 PM -

RGA President Les Gordon today welcomed the appointment of Andrew Bomm as new RGA Executive Director.

Mr Gordon said that Andrew’s appointment followed Dean Logan’s decision...

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RGA to establish Basin CEO group to address MDB concerns

10 Jul 2015 3:23 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today announced that the RGA was leading the charge to bring commodity based CEO’s together to address future policy solutions surrounding the ongoing implementation of the Murray Darling Basin P...

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SunRice congratulated on outstanding financial result

29 Jun 2015 2:12 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has congratulated SunRice on another outstanding financial performance.

RGA President, Les Gordon, said the strong financial performance of SunRice provided exceptional benefits to growe...

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