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 18 May 2015

BCG will be getting the first wheat time of sowing trials sown at Horsham, while the final time of sowing will be put in the ground at Wemen. The final year of trials will be bulk sown at Chinkapook for the crop sequencing trial. Invitations to the new and improved BCG Future Farmers Expo - presented by ADM will be sent to all BCG members.

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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Fungicide tolerant blackleg fungus found in 2014.

In a very limited survey undertaken in 2014, strains of the fungus that causes blackleg were discovered that were tolerant to Jockey fungicide. GRDC are funding a larger national survey to determine t...[More]

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Price Change
AUD/USD 79.2 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 582 3 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1235 -6 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 291.30   NSW Wheat Jul 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 268.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Jul 15. Daily price change
Canola 481.50   Eastern Australia Canola Jul 15. Daily price change
CBOT Jul Wheat 522 +9 Daily price change

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