Meet the Team Podcast: Research and Extension Officer Kate Finger

BCG Research and Extension Officer Kate Finger shares how her mother’s advice brought her to Birchip, her family’s tradition of making the Russian Latvian dish pierogi and the unexpected item Kate can’t go a day without! Kate also shares how she stays involved in her family’s Angus cattle stud in Mansfield, succession planning and how […]

Meet the Team Podcast: BCG CEO Fiona Best

“Say yes and then find out what it involves later. Don’t be scared to be a little bit vulnerable… ” BCG CEO Fiona Best shares some of the best advice she’s been given. Fiona also discusses how she deals with challenging situations, building strong relationships as well as why you will never see her in […]

Getting Grazing Management Right Webinar with Alison Frischke

Good grazing management aims to achieve the best outcomes for both pasture and livestock production – in terms of availability and quality, meeting needs for growth and reproduction, pasture persistence and soil health. Join us to learn about different grazing strategies, stock requirements and how to manage large paddocks and soil health. Also join us […]

Increasing Awareness Of Farm Practices Influencing Soil Carbon Levels And The Impact On The System

BCG’s Cameron Taylor and Cropfact’s Harm van Rees discuss soil carbon as part of the ‘Increasing Awareness of Farm Practices Influencing Soil Carbon Levels and the Impact on the System’. This project is supported by the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA), through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

BCG In Focus – profitability in retained stubble systems

BCG extension leader Ciara Cullen met with BCG research leader, Claire Browne and business development and innovation manager, Cameron Taylor to discuss the changes to farming systems and the profit drivers behind moving to no-till and retaining stubble for sustainable agricultural practices.

BCG In Focus – Soil Constraints And The Use Of Grid Soil Sampling

BCG extension manager, Ciara Cullen, recently caught up with Agriculture Victoria Northern Region Grains Manager Melissa Cann and Precision Agriculture’s Daniel Bell.Melissa and Daniel presented at the CTF and soil relationship crop walk held at Alwyn and Jonathan Dyer’s property near Kaniva in June 2018.This podcast explores some of the observations from the day and […]

BCG In Focus – Profitable Integration Of Livestock And Cropping

BCG extension manager, Ciara Cullen, recently caught up with Birchip farmer Robbie Lee and BCG livestock officer Alison Frischke to discuss the profitable integration of livestock and cropping.For a mixed farm to operate at its full potential, the two components (livestock and cropping) need to work better than the individual components alone.This BCG in Focus […]

2017 MFD: Weeds – Gurjeet Gill (Uni Ade) Shielded Sprayers – Linc Lehmann (Kinnabulla farmer)& Amy Smith (BCG)

University of Adelaide researcher Gurjeet Gill discussed with growers different emerging weeds and their management at the BCG Main Field Day in September 2017. Following his presentation, Kinnabulla farmer Linc Lehmann explained to the crowd why he built his own shielded sprayer and how he uses it on his property.

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