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Birchip Cropping Group trails review day on the 16th of Feb

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Jan 11, 2018

Birchip Cropping Group trails review day on the 16th of Feb
BCG members will have the opportunity to embrace the latest results and information at the annual BCG Trials Review Day to be held at the Birchip Leisure Centre on Friday 16 February.
BCG managed 25 research sites throughout the Wimmera, Mallee and North Central regions in 2017.

Results from a selection of trials will be presented and opened for interpretation and discussion at the event.

BCG CEO Chris Sounness said that BCG staff feature strongly on the program and they look forward to sharing results with members so that they can be applied to improve the prosperity of their farm businesses.

“The staff group at BCG are passionate about the research, and equally as thrilled to see the outcomes being transpired on-farm, this is where the satisfaction is felt and enthusiasm to do it year-after-year.”

Presentations on the day will include crop variety updates on wheat, barley, canola and pulses including the release of results from the GRDC-funded managing early sown wheat project.

Weed topics on the day include a presentation from Australian Department of Agriculture - National Residue Survey - Assistant Director for Plant Programs Chris Williams on chemical registrations, residue level setting and good agricultural practice. In addition to that, there will be...