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This week at BCG

Monday 23 February 2015

The BCG team has decided on the 2015 theme - Building a better bottom line, which was announced at last weeks Trials Review Day. This week many of the BCG staff members will participate in the GRDC Advisor Updates in Ballarat.
 

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.

Events

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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Local weather

Wimmera

possible thunderstorm
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Areas of raised dust in the north in the evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting SW 25 to 40 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s. Severe. Full forecast


Mallee

possible thunderstorm
Partly cloudy. Areas of raised dust in the west this evening. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, mainly this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h shifting SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40. Severe. Full forecast


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Markets

Price Change
AUD/USD 78.6 US Cents.
Trade Lamb 537 -1 Trade Lamb (c/kg cwt). Weekly price change
Wool EMI 1088 -2 Wool Eastern Markets Indicator (c/kg clean). Weekly price change
Milling Wheat 279.00   NSW Wheat Mar 15. Daily price change
Feed Barley 262.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Mar 15. Daily price change
Canola 477.50   Eastern Australia Canola Mar 15. Daily price change
CBOT Mar Wheat 517.5 +14.25 Daily price change

Prices last updated: 28/02/15 at 10:15

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