Entries by Michelle Pardy

International study tour to eastern Europe – July 2020

Due to circumstances outside our control, our proposed Agricultural Study Tour to Eastern Europe for 2019 has been postponed. We are pleased however to announce that this trip will instead take place from 3-15 July 2020. The study tour to Eastern Europe will taking in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Poland, involving visits to the cities […]

Study tour to Eastern Europe – now running in 2020

Due to circumstances outside our control, our proposed Agricultural Study Tour to Eastern Europe for 2019 has been postponed. We are pleased however to announce that this trip will instead take place from 3-15 July 2020. The study tour to Eastern Europe will taking in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Poland, involving visits to the cities […]

Inaugural John Hanrahan Scholarship Awarded

Riverine Plains Inc, together with the Hanrahan family, are pleased to announce that the Inaugural John Hanrahan Scholarship has been awarded to second year Bachelor of Agriculture student, Mitchell Priestly, who is currently undertaking studies at the University of Melbourne. The Scholarship presentation took place at the Riverine Plains Inc Celebration of Agriculture Dinner held […]

John Hanrahan Scholarship Recipient Announced

28 March, 2019 Word Count: 508 Inaugural John Hanrahan Scholarship Awarded Riverine Plains Inc, together with the Hanrahan family, are pleased to announce that the Inaugural John Hanrahan Scholarship has been awarded to second year Bachelor of Agriculture student, Mitchell Priestly, who is currently undertaking studies at the University of Melbourne. The Scholarship presentation took […]

Opportunities for grains profit to be explored in Dookie, Echuca and Warracknabeal  

March, 2019 Word Count: 357 Growers in the Dookie, Echuca, Warracknabeal and neighbouring regions will soon be given an insight into what makes top performing grain-growing businesses in southern Australia so successful. According to a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) research investment, the top 20 percent of grain businesses are retaining 30 pc of […]

GRDC Media Release: Cassie Schefe: an ‘asset’ to the grains industry rewarded

The contribution of Cassandra Schefe to the Australian grains industry has been officially recognised by way of the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s 2019 Southern Region Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award. The award, voted upon by the GRDC Southern Region Panel, acknowledges Dr Schefe’s input and commitment to the grains industry. In presenting the award […]

Mixed Farming Forum, Rutherglen – 13 March

4 March, 2019 Word Count: 479 Mixed Farming Forum for Rutherglen Addressing some of the challenges and advantages of mixed farming systems in the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region will be the focus of a Mixed Farming forum hosted by Riverine Plains Inc at Rutherglen on Wednesday 13 March 2019. “Over the […]

Mixed Farming Forum, Rutherglen – 13 March

A Mixed Farming Forum will be held at the Agriculture Victoria Rutherglen Centre, Rutherglen on Wednesday 13 March from 8:45am-1:30pm. This free forum is designed for mixed farmers and will discuss the key learnings from the successful GRDC Grain & Graze program. Discussions will include: Sheep requirements in the cereal/sheep zone for optimum livestock productivity […]

Rand Pulse Check Meeting – 14 March

A pre-sowing Northern Pulse Check Meeting will be held at the Hamilton family property, Bogandillan, near Rand, on Thursday 14 March from 8:30am – 12 noon. Guest speakers and topics are as follows; Seeding rates: We will have scales so bring your pulse seed to calculate sowing rates for 2019 Pre- Emergent Herbicides: Chris Toohey, Elders; […]