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Get in early and secure your moisture

The 2014 season has been a rollercoaster to say the least, and the ride isn't over yet. Harvest for some Wimmera and Mallee farmers is still in full swing, ... [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 19 January 2015

BCG will begin cultivation at the Horsham N15 stubble trial, which is part of the GRDC Stubble project. Summer spraying will occur at our sites to eliminate those germinated weeds. Some staff members are also attending the annual Yield Prophet meeting - making plans for the 2015 season.

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.


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Soil water workshop at Skipton

On Friday 6 February SFS and BCG are holding the first workshop (of a series of three) on measuring, monitoring and managing soil water. The free workshop will be held in the Skipton Golf Club 9.00am ...[More]

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Price Change
AUD/USD 79.2 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 543 -4 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1051 -3 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 295.00   NSW Wheat Mar 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 272.50   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Mar 15. Daily price change
Canola 477.50   Eastern Australia Canola Mar 15. Daily price change
CBOT Mar Wheat 530 --2.25 Daily price change

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