Hot agronomy

Malt accreditation for Flinders and La Trobe

The Board of Barley Australia has announced the successful accreditation of two new varieties: Flinders (WABAR 2537) and La Trobe (IGB 1101). ... [more]

Keeping it clean for 2015

Farmers are now well versed about the benefits of keeping their paddocks weed free both during the growing season and over summer. ... [more]

This week at BCG

Monday 20 April 2015

The machinery will head North, to the Wemen site where a stubble trial will be sown, soil sampling continues and the research team are 'flat-out' getting machinery, protocols and the logistics ready for when sowing is at its peak.

Current projects

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.


BCG Future Farmers Expo - 2 July
BCG Sheep Management Showcase - 29 July
BCG Industry Field Day - 19 August
BCG Main Field Day - 9 September

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Enthusiastic growers visit the JBS Bordertown abattoir

A group of 16 enthusiastic lamb growers, advisors and agents visited the JBS Bordertown abattoir on 27 March to discuss their operations and tour the facilities. In Australia, JBS purchase and process...[More]

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Price Change
AUD/USD 78.2 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 554 3 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1153 23 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 288.00   NSW Wheat May 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 270.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley May 15. Daily price change
Canola 479.50   Eastern Australia Canola May 15. Daily price change
CBOT May Wheat 486 --10.25 Daily price change

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