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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 27 October 2014

Treatment sprays at Horsham and Quambatook will be done on contract service trials. Dessicating canola at Wemen will be a priority this week. While preparations for the 2014 Season Research Results handbook are underway with the first in depth meeting being held this week.

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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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Making use of failed crops with grazing

Successive frosts and lack of rain has hindered crops in the Southern Mallee and Northern Wimmera this season. Considerations should be made to graze the paddock to salvage some economic value and to ...[More]

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rain clearing
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain early this morning. Possible hail about the ranges this afternoon. Winds W 30 to 35 km/h tending SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19. High. Full forecast


rain clearing
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain early this morning. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20. Very High. Full forecast

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Price Change
AUD/USD 88.0 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 457 1 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1029 -7 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 292.00 -2.00 NSW Wheat Jan 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 242.50   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Nov 14. Daily price change
Canola 460.00   Eastern Australia Canola Jan 15. Daily price change
CBOT Dec Wheat 532.5 --2.5 Daily price change

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