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Funding for Women's Leadership Development: Farming and Agricultural Sectors

Posted on 11/9/2018
Women & Leadership Australia invite all women currently employed in the Australian farming and agricultural sectors to apply for a limited pool of scholarship funding that has been provisioned for the specific intent of providing powerful and effecti

NFF Calls on Farmers to ACE their spray

Posted on 10/22/2018
The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia support the National Farmers Federation, who is today reminding all producers to take care when applying herbicides and pesticides this summer spraying season.

There's a hole in the bucket - The RGA questions the equity of water sharing

Posted on 10/16/2018
The RGA is extremely concerned that the Murray-Darling Basin Agreement has resulted in less water being available to the NSW Murray following the 15th October water allocation statements.

Rice Industry Established Leaders Announced

Posted on 9/27/2018
The RGA is very happy to announce the successful applicants for the 2017 - 2020 Rice Industry Leadership Program.

RGA states support for SunRice ASX Proposal

Posted on 8/22/2018
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) supports the SunRice ASX Proposal and believes that this proposal will enable SunRice to raise the capital it requires to implement its 5-year Growth Strategy.

RGA Water Availability Position

Posted on 8/16/2018
The RGA is currently working to ensure members clearly understand the current position of General Security allocations and is exploring opportunities to gain access to additional water for members.

RGA Welcomes Drought Assistance Packages

Posted on 8/8/2018
The Ricegrowers Association of Australia (RGA) welcomes the recently announced State and Federal drought assistance packages.

Rice Industry Leadership Program participants selected

Posted on 5/21/2018
The RGA has selected the participants for the first program in their Rice Industry Leadership Program 2018-2020.

RGA welcomes bipartisan support for Basin Plan amendment

Posted on 5/8/2018
The projects that offset water recovery will be rolled out through to 2024 and are subject to a reconciliation process to ensure they deliver the environmental outcomes envisaged.

RGA encourages growers not to burn stubble during Anzac Day public holiday

Posted on 4/23/2018
With the 2018 summer harvest underway, the RGA, GCC, LSC, the IRECMI remind farmers who are planning to burn stubble, to do so responsibly.

Rice Industry Leadership Program Launched

Posted on 4/17/2018
Today the RGA is launching the Rice Industry Leadership Program 2018-2020.

Rice Scholarship Applications Closing Soon

Posted on 1/11/2018
The RGA reminds all rice growers that applications for the 2018 tertiary scholarships close soon.