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To cut for hay, or not?

Highly variable rainfall across the Wimmera and Mallee, followed by some hot windy conditions has left growers in the thick of decision making. As harvest edges ... [more]

This week at BCG

Monday 20 October

The BCG harvest program will begin next week with research trials in the Southern Mallee (Birchip, then Hopetoun) the first to see the plot harvester. Consequently, staff will begin to write trial reports up for the annual Season Research Results handbook.

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 Trials Review Day - Friday 20 February
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Farmers access local research at BCG spring crop walks

Spring crop walks at the Quambatook (3 October) and Nhill (9 October) research sites provided the opportunity for Wimmera and Mallee farmers to engage in valuable discussions with BCG staff and local ...[More]

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Clear. Winds W 25 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Full forecast


Clear. Winds W 20 to 25 km/h tending SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Full forecast

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