Upcoming Events

Increase your knowledge and connect with other farmers, researchers and industry representatives at one of BCG’s events. Our calendar includes flagship events like Trials Review Day and Main Field day but also specialist workshops, webinars and seminars with content that is timely, technical, topical and ready for your farming business.  

Wallup Crop Walk

Wallup 2023 Trial Site corner Geodetic Rd and Borung Hwy, Wallup, Victoria, Australia

Wallup Crop Walk Date: Thursday October 26 Time: 9:30am- 11:30am Location: Wallup (Corner of Geodetic Rd and Borung Hwy, Wallup. https://maps.app.goo.gl/wCndKw2xUiyxnKoq7) Join Dr. Yolanda Plowman and Thomas Jones of BCG to visit and discuss the following trials: Canola Establishment Trial Farming Systems Trial Frost Trials A light lunch will be provided at 11:30am. Please advise

Free

BCG Members’ Christmas Party

BIRCHIP COMMUNITY LEISURE CENTRE Morrison St|Morrison St, Birchip|Birchip, Victoria|Victoria, Australia|Australia

You’re invited! Celebrate your year with other members and the BCG team at the BCG Christmas Party, 6pm Thursday 21 December, 2023, Birchip Community Leisure Centre. 6pm start with a light meal and refreshments provided. Please register by Monday 18 December. For more information, please contact the BCG Office 03 5492 2787 or info@bcg.org.au.

Free

BCG Trials Review Day

BIRCHIP COMMUNITY LEISURE CENTRE Morrison St|Morrison St, Birchip|Birchip, Victoria|Victoria, Australia|Australia

Join us at the Members' only BCG Trials Review Day to discuss the latest topics related to your farming business, hear from local researchers and farmers and catch up farmers, agronomists and industry representatives from across the region. Become a BCG Member by  visiting bcg.org.au/memberships/ or by calling the office on (03) 5492 2787. Trials Review Day

Free

Young Farmer Network Ball

Bridgewater Hotel 2 Main Street, Bridgewater on Loddon, VIC, Australia

EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Bus tickets are closed online, but there are still limited bus seats available. Please call Demi Taylor on 0436 009 906 before 3pm Friday March 15 if you require one (after this point, tickets will close).  If you missed out on a ticket, please refer to the ticket resale page on

$30.00 – $70.00

West Wimmera Young Farmer Network: Partners in Ag Optimising Spray Application Workshop

Through the BCG Young Farmer Network, BCG will be covering the $50 cost of attendance at the workshop for West Wimmera growers. If you are interested in attending, please contact the BCG office directly on (03) 5492 2787 to arrange registration. ... A bit of background, BCG currently operates five Young Farmer Network groups: Buloke,

Yarriambiack/Hindmarsh Young Farmer Network: Machinery Investment Principles

Creekside Hotel 4 Scott St, Warracknabeal, Vic, Australia

Location: Creekside Hotel, Warracknabeal Date: Wednesday 20th March, 6pm Free event, with pub meal provided. RSVP essential Gain valuable information to help guide your machinery investment decisions, with Daniel Toohey, Planfarm and have all your questions answered by Western Ag agronomist, Spencer Weir leading in to sowing. This event is part of the BCG Young

Free

Quambatook/Loddon Young Farmer Network: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Boort Sprayer Day

Lake Meran

Through the BCG Young Farmer Network, BCG invites Loddon and Quambatook region farmers to attend the Sprayer Day, held by Nutrien Ag Solutions, Boort. The event will include a session on new spray technologies, as well as a presentation from Planfarm Advisory's Dan Toohey about machinery investment. Nutrien Ag Solutions will also provide a pre-season

Buloke Young Farmer Network: Machinery Investment Principles

Royal Hotel, Sea Lake 74 Best Street, Sea Lake, VIC, Australia

Location: Royal Hotel, Sea Lake (beer garden) Date: Friday 22nd March, 6pm Free event, with pub meal provided. RSVP essential Gain valuable information to help guide your machinery investment decisions, with Daniel Toohey, Planfarm. This event is part of the BCG Young Farmer Network. Young Farmer = youngest active generation on farm with desire to

Free

Managing vulnerable soils (paddock walks and soil pits) – Ouyen

Corner of Calder Highway Ouyen and Chapman Road Ouyen, Victoria, Australia

Following the completion of BCG's project 'Building drought resilience of vulnerable soils in low rainfall cropping and grazing systems', we invite you to join Dr Yolanda Plowman, Senior Research Manager to discuss the results. Yolanda will share the findings from the Managing Vulnerable Soils project, alongside soil expert Dr Cassandra Schefe from AgriSci. At the

Seeder Demonstration Day

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

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

Free

Free Webinar: Impacts on Soil Erosion- Cover Cropping and Grazing

Free online webinar: impacts on soil erosion- cover cropping and grazing Date: Friday June 14 Time: 12-1pm (AEST) Please register here. This free webinar will cover the following topics: Dr. Yolanda Plowman- Senior Research Manager, BCG Mitigating soil erosion and building drought resilience of vulnerable soils Dr. Mark Farrell- Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Cover cropping,

Farm Safety Walk

Brim Corner of Lah Angle Rd and Lah East Rd, Lah, VIC, Australia

Changes you can make to keep your farm and your people safe  📅 Tuesday July 2 🕓 9:30am-11:30am 📌 https://maps.app.goo.gl/h4nDq4Bj3wME8ist9 🍞 BBQ lunch provided Come along to BCG's Farm Safety Walk and gain motivation to implement safer practices on-farm with simple approaches to improving safety in the machinery shed, chemical shed, shearing shed and around

Free

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