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Successful crop establishment is crucial to success of the crop for the season…


Join BCG in a day looking to unpack seeder performance and how to set your crop up for success. Topics to be covered include:

  • Seeder and air cart setup and performance
  • Seed Bed Utilisation – fertiliser toxicity, key considerations
  • Crop establishment fundamentals
  • Managing residue, current research and making the most of opportunities
  • Financial considerations -balancing costs with outcomes

BCG will be joined by industry experts to discuss how to make the most of this seeding season.

Presenters include:

Brett Asphar – specialist in air cart setup and will discuss fundamentals of seeder bar function

Dan Toohey (Planfarm Advisory) – financial consideration in seeding equipment, modify, upgrade or improve outcomes with what you have – what is crop establishment really costing you?

Kelly Angel (BCG) and Ash Wallace (Ag Vic.) – Crop establishment fundamentals, what does the research say?

Discussion from local farmers and participants


A selection of local farmer seeding setups of different ages will be on display and discussed.

Project Activities Funded by GRDC

For further information or if you would like input into the day contact Kelly Angel (BCG) 0427 564 507


CONTINGENCY PLAN IN PLACE FOR BAD WEATHER/UNSUITABLE PADDOCK CONDITIONS – Fundamentals covered in suitable location (farm shed), working demonstration will drop from program. Details will be provided if this needs to occur to registered attendees.




April 10
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Seeder Demo Day
Corner Kings Rd and Hermans Rd
Murra Warra, Vic 3401 Australia


Birchip Cropping Group


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