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This week at BCG

Monday 1 February 2016

This week at BCG we will begin our summer spraying to keep on top of trial sites and continue with soil sampling. With previous week's rainfall at BCG of 20mm from 21st to 22nd Jan and another additional 25mm on the 30th-31st Jan growers should be checking out paddocks for summer weeds and taking action soon.
 

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 Trials Review Day - Friday, February 19

Planning, Agronomy and Financials workshops - March 15, 16, 17, 29, 30 & 31 

 

 

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Local weather

Wimmera

Clear. Winds S 20 to 25 km/h.Full forecast

Mallee

Clear. Winds S 20 to 25 km/h.Full forecast

Other Weather sites

BCG Weather Stations (Members only)

Markets

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Price Change
Milling Wheat 270.00   NSW Wheat Mar 16. Daily price change
Feed Barley 231.00   Eastern Australia Feed Barley Mar 16. Daily price change
Canola 557.50   Eastern Australia Canola Mar 16. Daily price change
CBOT Mar Wheat 466.75 --6 Daily price change

Prices last updated: 08/02/16 at 18:16

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