Category Archives: Royal Agricultural Society

Call for stories for upcoming issue of The Country Web magazine

The Number 61 issue of The Country Web has the theme, ‘A new you’. It will include stories of women who have reinvented themselves, risen from the ‘ashes’ to overcome adversity, changed roles or careers for something new, started up … Continue reading

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RAS Foundation Rural Scholarship 2015

The RAS Foundation provides grants and scholarships to help rural Australians realise their potential through education, make a difference in their community and achieve their ambitions. Rural Scholarships are available to support individuals in NSW who demonstrate a passion for … Continue reading

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2014 Rural Women’s Award finalists named

A pioneering pig farmer from Young and a natural resource management leader from Cumnock have been named as finalists in the 2014 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) NSW-ACT Rural Women’s Award, Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, announced … Continue reading

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Next crop of rural achievers announced

Guest Blog from the Royal Agricultural Society Rural Achiever Program ( 28 November 2013) The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is pleased to announce the eight talented and rural-minded individuals from across NSW who have been named 2014 RAS Rural … Continue reading

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Thinking about a career in rural journalism?

Entries for the JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism are now open The Award aims to encourage university students to pursue a career in rural journalism upon graduation and was established through a private donation from John B Fairfax AO. … Continue reading

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Community Kitchen Connects Narrandera

As featured in The Country Web Number 58 Autumn 2013 edition Ashley Murphy, a 21 year-old farm hand from Narrandera, had an idea. Greatly involved with his local community he had visions of restoring their town’s community kitchen to create … Continue reading

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