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This week at BCG

Monday 31 August 2015

Most of the BCG staff group will head to the main field day site at Berriwillock to complete a working bee prior to next weeks event (Wednesday 9 September). Biomass cuts will be done on the early sown wheat trial and we'll also be hosting our BWBL meetings at Birchip, Hopetoun and West Wimmera.
 

Current projects

Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble

As part of the GRDC's 'stubble initiative', BCG is working in collaboration with SFS, ICC and VNTFA to deliver guidelines to Victorian and Tasmanian growers looking to maintain profitable retained stubble farming systems.

Events

BCG Main Field Day - 9 September
BCG Industry Field Day - 18 September

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Local weather

Wimmera

Cloudy. Areas of light frost near the Grampians early this morning. Patchy fog in the southeast early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.Full forecast

Mallee

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.Full forecast

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AUD/USD 69.1 US Cents.
Wool EMI 1258 36 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 278.50   NSW Wheat Sep 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 268.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Sep 15. Daily price change
Canola 481.50   Eastern Australia Canola Sep 15. Daily price change
CBOT Sep Wheat 457.75 +1.25 Daily price change

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