BCG marketing challenge - wheat


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Tim McClelland (BCG)
Year(s) 2010
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Culgoa, VIC
BCG marketing challenge - wheat locations

To increase the awareness of grain marketing tools available to grain growers and to demonstrate how they can be utilised.

Key messages

Multi-grade contracts allow growers to secure a price for grain before harvest without exposing them to significant quality risk.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • No treatment
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Culgoa 2010

Sow rate or Target density 150 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

Parallelogram Seeder 30cm row spacing

Sow date 12 May 2010
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication 4
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Culgoa, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Culgoa, VIC Calcarosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Culgoa VIC
2010 574.0mm
2009 507.6mm
2008 477.9mm
2007 486.5mm
2006 524.0mm
2005 569.0mm
2004 506.7mm
2003 522.0mm
2002 478.5mm
2001 502.9mm
2000 495.0mm
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties



Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Culgoa VIC


Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.