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BCG Trials Review Day – Livestream Videos

For those of you who missed it, or those who would like to revisit the presentations on the day, we have captured the footage from the livestream on the day. Enjoy! Session 1 – Weed Management Session 2 – Variety and Disease Management Session 3 – High Performing Soils

COVID Safe Event Checklist for the BCG GRDC Hands-on PA Training Workshop event at Manangatang on 05/03/2021.

BCG has registered the event above with the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR). The event has been determined as a Tier 3 event and as such does not require formal DJPR approval. However a copy of the COVIDSafe Event Checklist, below, is required to be published on our website (below). For any further […]

COVID Safe Event Checklist for the BCG GRDC Hands-on PA Training Workshop event at St Arnaud on 02/03/2021.

BCG has registered the event above with the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR). The event has been determined as a Tier 3 event and as such does not require formal DJPR approval. However a copy of the COVIDSafe Event Checklist, below, is required to be published on our website (below). For any further […]

Meet the team: Tariq Gerardi

BCG are pleased to introduce its newest staff member, Tariq (Rick) Gerardi. Tariq is an Agricultural Science graduate from LaTrobe University who is joining BCG as a Research Agronomist. What is your role at BCG and what will you be doing?I’ve been employed as a Research Agronomist and I’ll be supporting the BCG trials program. […]

COVIDSafe Event Checklist for the BCG Trials Review Day event on 19/2/2021.

BCG has registered the Trials Review Day 2021 with the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR). The event has been determined as a Tier 3 event and as such does not require formal DJPR approval. However a copy of the COVIDSafe Event Checklist, below, is required to be published on our website. For any […]

ADM Trading Australia Market update

A massive Chinese buying spree for soy beans, corn and to a lesser degree wheat has driven markets along during recent months. August to October saw a weather premium build in wheat pricing as dryness spread across the Northern Hemisphere, this weather premium was then halved during the dryness is still there but this is […]

Meet the Team – Ashlee Tierney, Mel Hawthorne & Ruby Cook

During the busy harvest period, our purpose build laboratory comes to life. Each year our resources are bolstered with a team of harvest casuals to help process the grain samples that are taken from our trial plots to ensure BCG researchers are able to focus on data analysis, assessment and result interpretation.  The work is […]

Summer soil sampling in 2021

The benefits of soil sampling include:  establishing the current nutrient status of your soil to provide the basis for future strategies  indicate the ameliorants required to correct a soil’s possible physical and chemical property imbalances  identify factors that may be limiting crop and pasture production  improved farm profitability through efficient soil fertility management  assists in the […]

Take a hat trick in 2021

Growers in the Wimmera and Southern Mallee are calling stumps at the end of a second consecutive above average season when it comes to grain yield and biomass production. If growers are looking to make it a hat-trick – getting the basics right at the start of the season will ensure they have the best […]

BCG & GoResources – Safflower Harvest Webinar

This pre harvest panel discussion is an opportunity for interested growers to tune in to learn more about the practicalities of harvesting Safflower. The webinar will provide information on how to assess when SHO safflower will be ready for harvest, how to set up a header for harvest and watch-outs, tips and thoughts when harvesting. […]

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