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National Renewables in Agriculture Conference & Expo

SAVE THE DATE – Thursday 14 Nov 2019!

On-farm renewables are a valuable opportunity for farmers to cut costs and emissions. Hear from farmers already successfully using renewables, why they did it, and what they’ve learnt.

At this one day event to be held in Wagga Wagga, industry experts will discuss topics such as: Feasibility and working out the business case for renewables; Understanding grid connections and What’s on the horizon for energy and agriculture.

Don’t miss this first time event. For the full program and to register, click here.

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Start Snapping! NEW ‘Central West Is Best’ photography competition launched

‘Central West Is Best’ Photo Comp 2019 submissions have now closed. Winners will be announced shortly.

It’s time to get snapping! Calling the community to focus their lenses on RDA Central West’s NEW ‘Central West Is Best’ photography competition which is now open for submissions but closes in two weeks.

Total prize pool $1,000. Categories for both under and over 18 years means everyone can get involved.

Theme: ‘Agriculture and Tourism: Let’s Showcase Our Region’. Show us, in images, why the Central West is such an ideal place to live, work, visit or invest in.

Entries CLOSE: 5pm, Monday 30 September 2019.

Download the competition flyer/poster, here

For full competition details and T&Cs visit, here. Please read in full before submitting entries.

FOLLOW US to see if your image is featured or even if you’ve WON! Facebook: @RegionalDevelopmentAustraliaCentralWest and Instagram: @rdacentralwest

HASHTAG your images so we can SHARE them on social media: #centralwestisbestphotocomp #rdacentralwest

Aust-China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement

The Australian Government has opened applications for its Australia-China Agricultural Co-operation Agreement.

The Government under the 2019 Australia–China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement grant opportunity is inviting applicants to apply to; undertake a Project in Australia and/or China, or undertake a Trade Mission to China.

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AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship

Apply for AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship

In partnership with industry sponsors, the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship is an initiative supporting students enrolled in full time study at an Australian university.

The Bursary provides $5,000 per year for the final two years of your degree. Professional development workshops. Annual industry work placements aligned with your areas of interest and your sponsors industry and opportunities to network and gain knowledge at a range of industry events.

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