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RASV Sponsors Next Generation Delegates for Singapore Conference

The 27th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference, held by the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC), will take place in Singapore in November 2016. Held biannually, the conference aims to bring representatives from the RASC’s membership - over fifty leading national and regional Agricultural Show Societies, Agricultural Associations and Research Bodies working in twenty Commonwealth countries – to network, share ideas and contribute to the advancement of agricultural societies.

RASV is delighted to announce the sponsorship of two outstanding applicants as Next Generation delegates representing the RASV. Melissa Neal and Grace Calder, both RASV volunteers, have been selected Melissa is on the RASV Beef Cattle Committee and takes a lead role in the conduct of the RASV Beef Carcass program. Melissa was the 2014 Rural Ambassador Award winner and self-funded her attendance at the 2014 RASC Conference in Brisbane.

Grace is a Graduate Lamb Industry Development Officer and a Young Agribusiness Professionals (YAPs) Committee Member for the Victorian Farmers Federation. Grace started her own Corriedale Sheep Stud while still in secondary school, and her list of leadership accomplishments are exemplary.

Both Melissa and Grace are also Next Generation Co-Chairs for Victorian Agricultural Shows Limited.

For more information about the conference program visit