thank our Partners for their generous support throughout the year.
With the 2020 Riverina rice harvest now coming to a close, we are turning our minds to the C21 crop which will be planted later this year. While the C20 crop will be our new second-smallest on record, as expected, we have secured enough seed to enable the planting of an 800,000 tonne crop should conditions improve. There has been good autumn rainfall in the catchment, and the outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology is positive for increased rainfall throughout winter – we are all hopeful that this will occur... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
H2OX outline their latest water report: At the time of writing, Deniliquin had only received 24mm in May (average is 37.9mm) following on from April’s 93.4mm (average 30.5mm). Murray below choke and the Murrumbidgee started the month around $315/ML and is currently trading below $200 (-36%). In fact, prices in all markets have reached parity which adds to the market dynamics... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Crisis has always been a powerful catalyst for societal change and there is no doubt COVID-19 is proving the same. It is also serving to underscore the critical importance of connectivity. Mandatory social distancing and self-isolation means healthcare, education, work and commerce and even staying in touch with friends and family are now largely being done online. The amazing technology enabling our connected world is on full display and we are all fortunate the innovation in network connectivity – and the digital tools and services it enables – has come so far. Few of the changes and adaptations to how we are working, studying and socialising today would be possible without it... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Rice Marketing Board update: In the last newsletter, we advised that a review of Rice Vesting by the NSW Department of Primary Industries was due to commence in the second half of this year. Vesting is the arrangement in which NSW rice may only be marketed by buyers authorised by the RMB. Under current arrangements, there is no limit to the number of buyers that can be licensed by the RMB to buy NSW grown rice and sell it on the domestic market, but there is only one buyer licensed to export NSW rice – SunRice... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
RGA are now in the second year of a wonderful partnership with an energy broker – BEEVO.
Beevo was selected because it is an established leading business solutions provider with a dedicated agriculture division. You will be dealing with specialists who understand not only the rice and mixed crop industry but how our business operates in these challenging times. READ THE TESTIMONIALS