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 23 February 2015

BCG will conduct the last (of this round) GAPP meetings in Horsham, the next round will begin after sowing. Soil sampling across BCG members' properties, will continue. Tuesday will see long-term Systems site being 'taken-down' at Jil Jil, more news on this to come.

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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BCG to visit JBS abattoir

The Hopetoun BWBL group has initiated a fantastic opportunity to visit to the JBS Bordertown abattoir, to view the handling and processing facilities where your lambs may have been sent....[More]

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Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19. Low-Moderate. Full forecast


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Price Change
AUD/USD 78.4 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 525 7 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1093 1 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 300.00   NSW Wheat May 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 275.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley May 15. Daily price change
Canola 479.50   Eastern Australia Canola May 15. Daily price change
CBOT May Wheat 499.25 --18.25 Daily price change

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