The Word from the Chair

As farmers we often concentrate on climate, rainfall, agronomy and farm business. It was rewarding to read two books recently published that stimulated my thinking and I recommend both to you. The first by Dr Kate Burke: Crops, People Money and You – The Art of Excellent Farming. Kate describes herself as a practical and […]

A steady start

The year so far and the growing season rainfall has been slow and steady as we wait for a general, widespread rain to give growers more confidence in the rest of the season. Recent smaller rainfall events and the forecasts for future events later in the week, will benefit the crops that have been sown […]

The start of cropping season

Sowing Easter is upon us which, on our farm, means another cropping season has started. While in north west Victoria we are working on getting our crops in the ground despite receiving less summer rainfall than in recent years, also in our thoughts are those affected by floods along the east coast of Australia. The […]

A beekeeper’s harvest

Congratulations Kate Maddern Rhodes Scholarship On behalf of the board I would like to congratulate BCG Research Agronomist, Kate Maddern, who has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University. We are wish her all the best with her studies. Harm van Rees Award Recently I visited the BCG Main Site at […]

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