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This week at BCG

Monday 21 July 2014

The research team plans to make good use of the favourable spray conditions this week with herbicides, insecticides and fungicides going out at many research sites. At BCG headquarters, preparations for the upcoming Sheep Management Showcase will continue. This promises to be another excellent event.

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.


Spreader calibration and MPCN workshop - Friday 18 July
BCG Sheep Management Showcase - Thursday 31 July
BCG Main Field Day - Wednesday 10 September


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Cloudy. Areas of morning frost, locally severe. Areas of morning fog. Patchy rain developing in the west later this afternoon and evening, extending throughout tonight. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13. Full forecast


Cloudy. Areas of morning frost, locally severe. Areas of morning fog. Areas of rain developing in the west later this afternoon and evening and extending further eastwards at night. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15. Full forecast

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