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This week at BCG

Monday 5 October 2015

Nhill crop walk will be held at the BCG-Agritech site this week on Thursday at 1.00pm. It will be followed by a Craig Day spray workshop. In the paddock, dry matter cuts will be taken for many trials as an assessment to be referred to after harvest.

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.


Nhill crop walk and spraying masterclass - 8 October, 1.00 - 5.00pm

GAPP Women's harvest meeting - 22 October, 9.00am - 1.00pm

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