President of the National Farmersí Federation (NFF), Jock Laurie, has announced that he is stepping down as head of the nationís peak farm body to run for preselection for the National Party in the NSW seat of Northern Tablelands.
The WAFarmers Grains Section has elected Scott Crosby, Nyabing, unopposed, as its Vice President at the 2013 WAFarmers Grain Section Conference sponsored by GrainGrowers and supported by the GRDC.
International viticulture expert joins NWGIC
The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporationís (RIRDC) Rice R&D Committee Chair Ian Mason has welcomed Fridayís announcement that two rice growers have been awarded Nuffield Scholarships for 2013.
Kara Knudsen, from Mundubbera in Queensland, has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Nuffield ScholarshipÖ
A new development officer has been appointed to support the Department of Agriculture and Foodís More Dollars per Drop water use efficiency project in the South West.
Herbert River cane grower, Alf Cristaudo, has been re-elected to the board of the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), the peak group for agriculture in Australia
Walcha farmer Jock Laurie has been returned as the President of the National Farmersí Federation (NFF) for a third term at the NFF Membersí Council meeting and AGM in Canberra