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Knocking down resistant weeds

Recent rain has instigated a considerable amount of summer spraying across the region in the past few weeks as growers attempt to control summer weeds and retain precious moisture for this year's crops.

New pulse varieties show promise

Despite last year's dryer than average growing conditions, locally established pulse field trials produced promising results with most proving profitable in the Mallee in 2015.


Farm research results revealed

The results from agricultural research trials carried out by Birchip Cropping Group last season will be officially released at the organisation's annual Trials Review Day on Friday, February 19.

Planning, agronomy and financial workshops

BCG and GRDC invite you to attend one of six planning, agronomy and financial workshops in March aimed at farming for the 2016 season.


Investigating farmer interest in purchasing weather station

A potential opportunity for growers to have access to weather stations.


Sorting the sprouts from the seed

Recent rain across the Wimmera and Mallee has prompted growers to consider the viability of the grain they plan to retain for next season.

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