Yanco Agricultural Institute is the NSW Government Researchcentre for Rice Growing, Vegetable Growing, Wine making and Beef Cattleproduction in the Riverina area of Australia.
½ , 1 and 3 Day courses which are Interpreted into Mandarin andJapanese are available featuring Ricecheck, a 9-point-system developed by theNSW Department of Agriculture, Australiausing this program has lifted rice producers yields by 30% to 35% over the last 20 yearsmaking them the highest in the world. It has also lowered the use of water perton of rice produced dramatically.
This program would be extremely beneficial to any Asian riceproducing country employing this program. Australian Agricultural Tours can provide travel Itinerariesfor groups wanting to attend courses at Yanco Institute.
Accommodation and Meals, both Motel, 30 people Twin/share, andStudent accommodation 200 students are available at the Institute. There is also ideal accommodation available at nearby Leeton. The Institute also has courses available for:
Vegetables – includingpumpkins, melons, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and carrots are available.
Many large and intensivelivestock properties are home to dairy and beef cattle, Friesian, Hereford,Murray Grey, Angus Japanese “Wagyu”breed. Technical visits to a variety of properties can be organized.
The Riverina has grown into the largest wine grape producing region in Australia. Almost 300,000tonnes of grapes are harvested annually which represents around 65% of NewSouth Wales’ total production.
Yanco AgriculturalInstitute offer a complete agricultural experience, involving high quality programs, lectures by Technical Specialists, and educational field trips, transportation, accommodation and good meals arranged by Australian Agricultural Tours:
Contact: 61 427 427 422
Byattending the Australian Governments Expo at Yanco, delegates will exchangeknowledge about Australia’s Ricecheck Program, which has increased Australia’srice yields by 30% over the last 10 years, it has also dramatically reduced theamount of water required to produce a tonne of rice. The six day program runsfrom April the 16th at Yanco Agricultural Institute at Leeton.
Pleaseconsider this an invitation to attend for people whose countries may benefitfrom this program,
TheYanco Institute will issue Letters of invitation to those requiring them forVisa requirements.
Delegates will require Travel Agents to arrange travel to Sydney/WaggaAirports,this is an hours Flight from Sydney, We will then take over andtransfer Delegates by road to their accommodation at Yanco.
Youtube video in English covering most activities
Riverina Agricultural Tours
Youtube video in Hindi covering Ricecheck System
Yanco Ricecheck Program.
Alllectures at the (Murrumbidgee Rural StudiesCenter)