Repeat business in school excursions


Schools are often discouraged from offering excursions for their students because of the extra administration involved, unaware that much of the administrative load can be outsourced to Agricultural Tours Riverina. For a group of senior secondary agriculture students we recently arranged a one-day series of visits illustrating the supply chain for barley, from farms

Rural events & exhibitions return


As COVID restrictions end, many rural events and exhibitions that have been in hibernation for up to three years are re-establishing their annual programs. Australia is blessed with a very large number of high quality farming shows, most of which specialise in particular industries but also cover a wider range of agricultural pursuits. Some

Australian Dairy Industry – design your own tour


In response to increasing numbers of enquiries we have developed a “generic” dairy industry tour. In order to cater for different interests and time and money budgets the generic tour offers visits to more than 20 interesting industry sites. If your travel agency has a client interested to know more about the Australian dairy

Wine boasts are not unfounded


Now we know many regions of Australia boast of their wine industries, but the NSW Riverina really does have something to boast about. 25% of all Australian table wines are produced in the region. The region’s 300 grape growers have 22,000 hectares of wine grapes on trellises sufficient in total length to circle the

Autumn activity for ATR


Agricultural Tours Riverina (ATR) has been involved in a number of projects in recent weeks, and the busy period is set to continue for some time yet. Domestic Tours As COVID restrictions fade away more Australians are taking opportunities to see their own regional areas. During April we conducted two day-long tours focusing on

Coleambally short tours now available


Coleambally is a small town purpose built in the 1970s to service the Coleambally Irrigation Scheme. Bruce Dalgleish is a local consultant agronomist who has employed his skills in producing high quality olive and wine grape products under the label “Yarrow Park Winery and Olive Grove”. Bruce asked us to contribute some short tours to