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This week at BCG

Monday 25 April 2016

The trials team are sowing at Manangatang early this week ahead of the forecast rain on Friday. There is a considerable amount of treating and packing of seed occurring in the new lab facilities while the communications team are working on details for the Expo.
 

Current projects

Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble

As part of the GRDC's 'stubble initiative', BCG is working in collaboration with SFS, ICC and VNTFA to deliver guidelines to Victorian and Tasmanian growers looking to maintain profitable retained stubble farming systems.

Events 2016

Future Farmers Expo - 6 July
Sheep Management Showcase - 17 August
Main Field Day - 14 September

 

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Wimmera

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. High.Full forecast

Mallee

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Medium (50%) chance of showers this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the high 20s. High.Full forecast

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