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This week at BCG

Monday 14 April 2014

Tree planting sites will be cultivated, ready to plant the seeds in the coming weeks, while vetch and pasture trials at the main site will be sown. The sheep will be weighed this week for the 'Early finishing of lambs project', as it was postponed due to weather last week. Preparations for t...[more]
 

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More profit from crop nutrition II

BCG will extend relevant nutrition research and information to help grain growers and advisers in the southern region make better fertiliser decisions to increase efficiency and profitability.

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BCG Grains Research Expo - Thursday 3 July

 

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Local weather

Wimmera

clearing shower
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers during the morning. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21. High. Full forecast


Mallee

clearing shower
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers during the morning. Winds W/NW and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s. High. Full forecast


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Markets

Price Change
AUD/USD 93.6 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 589 – NQ Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1048 29 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 325.20 -1.20 NSW Wheat May 14. Daily price change
Feed Barley 248.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley May 14. Daily price change
Canola 540.00   Eastern Australia Canola May 14. Daily price change
CBOT May Wheat 691.25 +3.25 Daily price change

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