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					Staygreen grain
   sorghum hybrids:
New technology means new management                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               bGA AGriservices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KinGArOy (HeAd Office)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Autumn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21-29 youngmen st, Kingaroy QLd 4610
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2010…
                                                                                                                                                                               Walker’s Weather
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sales: 07 4162 2311
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Administration: 07 4162 2766
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fax: 07 4162 4748
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Another summer season has nearly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bGA AGriservices MurGOn                                                                                                                                                     gone and it would be fair to say
With the release of Pioneer® hybrid G56 last season and the release            • Black layer needs to be determined by looking on the very                                                                                                                                                                        12 McAllister st, Murgon QLd 4605                                                                                                                                           that it certainly has been tough,
of Pioneer® hybrid G99 this season it is important for us to provide an          bottom of the head.                                                                                                                                                                                                              phone: 07 4168 2911                                                                                                                                                         particularly with the continual hot
update on the management of these grain sorghum hybrids to maximise
grower returns. As with most new technology it comes with new                  • Use grain moisture as an indication for spray-out timing.                                     3 Month Weather Forecast –                                                                                                         fax: 07 4162 2646

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and dry conditions. It certainly was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              encouraging though to receive some


                                                                                                                                                                               Wide Bay and Burnett
management advice.                                                               Once grain moisture has reduced to the low 20 percent range,                                                                                                                                                                     1 boonara st, Goomeri QLd 4601                                                                                                                                              much needed rainfall in December
                                                                                 spraying with glyphosate at label rates will be effective in killing                                                                                                                                                             phone: 07 4168 4166                                                                                                                                                         with some follow-up more recently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fax: 07 4168 4565                                                                                                                                                           in early February, I trust that you
Sorghum hybrids with higher levels of staygreen have been selected for           the plant and will usually allow the harvest to begin within
the following reasons:                                                           10 to 14 days.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   bGA AGriservices cHiLders                                                                                                                                                   have all received this rainfall and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bruce Highway, childers QLd 4660                                                                                                                                            that your crops have benefited.
• Increased resistance to diseases - charcoal rot and fusarium                 The benefit of this is that the window of exposure to environmental                             Wide Bay area                                                    Burnett                                                           phone: 07 4126 1170
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fax: 07 4126 1803                                                                                                                                                           Over the last month or so conditions
  stalk rot                                                                    conditions from spray-out to harvest (eg rainfall events) is shorter and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       have been reasonably windy making
                                                                                                                                                                               March                                                            March                                                             bGA AGriservices bundAberG
                                                                               harvest scheduling can be planned. Once crops are sprayed, diseases                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mike and Margot Black,          spraying and the minimizing of drift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  30 ellen st, bundaberg QLd 4670
• Increased resistance to lodging when drought stress                          like charcoal rot and fusarium enter through the crown and into the stems                       General: Moderate to reasonably good                             General: Moderate to reasonably good                                                                                                                                                                            Ruby Red Farming              quite difficult. In some instances,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  phone: 07 4154 2800
  is experienced                                                              which increases the susceptibility of any hybrid to lodging.                                    rains below average. Rain and showers are                        rains below average. Rain and showers are                         fax: 07 4154 2977                                                                                                                                                           spray drift has been an issue and
                                                                                                                                                                               indicated 1-3, 6, 12, 14, 21, 25 and 30.                         indicated 1-3, 14, 16, 20, 21, 28 and 30.
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• Provides healthier plants longer to help fill grain when post                Photos of G56 heads and grain from the Mt McLaren area last season                                                                                               April                                                             165 rosedale rd, bundaberg QLd 4670                                                                                                                                         leading to crop damage. You may
                                                                                                                                                                               April                                                                                                                              phone: 07 4159 9110                                                                                                                                                         or may not be aware that as part
  flowering moisture stress is experienced                                    highlight the importance to look closely to determine spray-out timing                                                                                           General: Moderate to reasonably good
                                                                                                                                                                               General: Moderate to reasonably good rains                                                                                         fax: 07 4159 9583                                                                                                                                                           of your farm insurance cover you
                                                                                                                                                                               about average. Rain and showers are indicated                    rains below average. Rain and showers are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              can also be insured for spray
• Staygreen is associated with higher yield and larger grain size              Although the heads on the left look mature, they contain a mixture of both                                                                                       indicated 1, 8, 12, 14, 18, 23, 25 and 28.                        bGA AGriservices KuMbiA
                                                                                                                                                                               1, 6, 8, 9, 12-14, 20, 23-25, 27 and 29.                                                                                           56 brooke st, Kumbia QLd 4610                                                                                                                                               drift damage. Please take time to
  in crops affected by drought                                                 mature (centre) and immature grain (right). It is important that virtually all
                                                                                                                                                                               May                                                              May                                                               phone: 07 4164 4255                                  Ruby Red Farming, one of Australia’s largest            mapped out prior to any ground preparation                     check your policy and if you do
                                                                               grain in a head is at black layer before spraying out a staygreen hybrid.                                                                                                                                                          fax: 07 4164 4300
                                                                                                                                                                               General: Moderate rains below average. Rain                      General: Light to moderate rains below                                                                                 watermelon growers, has formed an exciting              work. A full range of nutritional requirements is              not have cover give us a call at
Recommendations regarding the pre-harvest glyphosate spray-out of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BGA AgriServices and we will get
                                                                                                                                                                               and showers are indicated 3, 5, 24, 25 and 30                    average. Rain and showers are indicated                                                                                partnership with BGA AgriServices. This is              supplied to produce the greatest crop potential
staygeeen sorghums are a little different to non staygreen sorghums.           The staygreen trait is a key plant genetic priority from within the grain                                                                                                                                                          General enquiries for all branches:                                                                                                                                         a representative from our referral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3, 6, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 29                                       info@bgaagri.com.au                                  only one of the partnerships BGA AgriServices           for every paddock.
Hybrids with higher levels of staygreen need to be close to full black layer   research bodies (eg QDPI&F sorghum breeding program) to commercial                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             partner, Aon, to give you a call to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is continuing to develop with customers
before spraying begins. Growers who have sprayed crops of G56 at what          seed companies. Staygreen is just one of many traits selected to reduce                                                                                                                                                            Accounts enquiries for all branches:                                                                         During the season, BGA AgriServices provides                   discuss your insurance needs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       through shared goals of profitability and
was previously considered an acceptable time have experienced poor             lodging, increase stress tolerance, maintain grain size under stress and                                                                                                                                                           accounts@bgaagri.com.au                                                                                      a crop monitoring service which includes pest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       long-term sustainability. Ruby Red Farming                                                                             On another note, we have recently
results. In fact in some cases spraying too early has induced lodging,         increase disease tolerance.                                                                     Fact: Sunspot activity has increased since November 2009, allowing good rains at the end of December and January. Further          Our business pArtners:                                                                                       and disease monitoring and recommended
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in Oakey, owned and managed by Mike and                                                                                formed an alliance with the National
small grain and low test weight.                                                                                                                                               activity has also prevailed in recent times warranting good rains at the beginning of February. As we are aware, sunspots have                                                                                                                  management strategies. Sap tests are used
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Margot Black, have been customers of BGA                                                                               Australia Bank to offer a seasonal
                                                                               For more information visit Australia.pioneer.com or contact                                     a direct bearing on earth’s weather and at the time of 1957/58 it was declared a geophysical year, whereby scientists throughout                                                                                                                to optimise nutritional needs to maximise yield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AgriServices for many years after initially                                                                            finance package for our customers.
Triggers that we use to determine spray-out timing need to be                  Rob Crothers on 0408646111                                                                      world conceded this was fact.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and quality of melons. A computerised disease
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       growing watermelons at Burrandowan,                                                                                    This package is great for managing
reassessed. The following list contains the key points that need to be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         forecasting program assists with disease
                                                                                                                                                                               Trivia: The average sunspot cycle is approximately 11.15 years in length, whereby throughout history we have seen sunspot                                                               west of Kingaroy.                                                                                                      cash flow in your business, if you
used when making the decision to spray:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        management based on current and predicted                      are interested in this package please
                                                                                                                                                                               minimums and maximums. Based on these sunspot cycles, the revolutions of the planets and historical data, we see how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mike and Margot have now developed their                weather conditions.                                            talk to one of the BGA AgriServices
                                                                                                                                                                               these maximums and minimums contribute to the severe droughts from 1982 and further in history from 1898 to 1905. Wet
• Assess the general health of the crop. Staygreen hybrids will                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        operation from a home-base near Oakey one                                                                              staff at your local branch. Once
                                                                                                                                                                               years of 1893 and 1956 are also derived from these influences. As Australia is a relatively young country with regard to weath-                                                                                                                 Mike and Margot have developed their business
  be healthier and greener than hybrids with little or no staygreen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the premier seedless melon producers in                                                                             again, I would like to thank our
                                                                                                                                                                               er records, more notable European historical records indicate the year 1445 whereby severe snow storms and severe cold                                                                                                                          into a very successful model for aspiring
  so having a lower chance of lodging. This provides flexibility to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Australia. They currently grow 100 hectares                                                                            customers for their continued
                                                                                                                                                                               crossed Holland, France, Germany and Switzerland, at the same time whipping up a severe storm in the North Sea, submerging                                                                                                                      growers while dealing with the challenges
  allow the crop to dry longer before spraying begins.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of melons at Oakey with a further 100 hectares                                                                         support and wish you all the best for
                                                                                                                                                                               16 towns, drowning thousands of people.                                                                                                                                                                                                         thrown at them by the vagaries of weather,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of “off season” production at their Douglas                                                                            the coming season.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the markets and some significant geographical
• DO NOT judge maturity by grain colour. G56 and G99 change                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Daly property, 250km south of Darwin in the
                                                                                                                                                                               Note: Rainfall dates are a guide for each month and an update can obtained on a short-term basis. In the present state of this                                                                                                                  obstacles. BGA AgriServices is fortunate to
  colour very early in the grain-filling process and this can give                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Northern Territory.
                                                                                                                                                                               research no guarantee can be given as to the accuracy of this forecast. A longer term forecast can be supplied by contacting                                                                                                                    have developed a partnership with these
  a false indication of maturity.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tim Rees
                                                                                                                                                                               Hayden Walker on 0408 846 890 or visiting the website www.walkersweather.com.au                                                                                                         The relationship between BGA AgriServices and           inspirational customers and we strive to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AgriServices has been the supplier of choice            any of our competitors.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.bgaagri.com.au                                                                                              Issue 6, February 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Epic V8 Racing
Irrigation Storage Management -                                                                                                                                                 Parasite Data
A Specialised Approach                                                                                                                                                          Control, Prevention
In periods of low rainfall, management of
available irrigation storages often becomes
a particular challenge. Depleted catchment
levels and warm conditions can impact on your
                                                       Kupramine, a concentrated liquid formulation,
                                                       is diluted in 1:10 ratio within a spray vessel and
                                                       is best applied to the area of infestation via a
                                                       coarse spray mist pattern.
                                                                                                            methods for a range of algal and aquatic weed
                                                                                                            species. Take advantage of this resource
                                                                                                            and begin your enquiry with your local BGA
                                                                                                            AgriServices store.
                                                                                                                                                                                and Treatment                                                                                                                                                       Epic V8 Racing Adventures of BGA Murgon!
ability to utilise storage volumes for irrigation as                                                                                                                            Parasites are a significant cause of sub-optimal        these eggs survive for longer. High numbers of         in a convenient, low dose pour-on formulation
                                                       Application of Kupramine, recommended by
invasive algal and aquatic weed species can                                                                                                                                     weight gain in beef cattle. Many producers buy          longer-lived, more active larvae means autumn          that is also friendly to dung beetle populations.    It was an adrenaline rush like no other - three             Murgon who took the cake with lucky customer,            The Action car travelled 673 km that day and
                                                       BioRemedy Pty Ltd and facilitated by BGA
thrive in this scenario.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            laps around Willow Bank Raceway, G Forces                   Michael Laughton and representative Marty                used 573 litres of environmentally friendly
                                                       AgriServices, has produced a stunning result                                                                             stock in and generate returns by weight gains           can be a wormy season for cattle. As the cooler
Recently, representatives of supplier partner          with property manager, Wayne Weller, pictured                                                                            in as short a time as possible. Success requires        conditions of winter arrive, larvae will survive       EPRICARE® (eprinomectin) provides protection         generated by 450KW of power with a response                 Holding, signed up to be part of the action.             Ethanol, 1 set of front brake pads, a starter
BioRemedy Pty Ltd, together with BGA                   with BioRemedy Pty Ltd representative, Bernard                                                                           the purchased stock to utilise as much of the           for even longer. The worm infections that result       against reinfection with more species of             time of zero to 100KPH.                                                                                              motor and one weary driver.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Track day: the air was hot and what seemed
AgriServices (Murgon) visited a property               Rankin, able to concentrate on other activities as                                                                       available feed as fast as they can. Parasites will      will not only affect productivity, but will also       roundworm than any other pour-on on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This was the winning experience offered by                  like the state’s population of flies hung around         BGA AgriServices provide rainwater tanks and
containing a spring-fed irrigation storage. The        the infestation was rapidly eradicated.                                                                                  divert energy away from weight gain, reducing           put more worm eggs back onto the pasture               market. Not only is it the reliable option for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Action Tank Industries and McGill Motorsport in             the raceway. Jemma Haydon from Action Tank               troughs through their irrigation and pumping
storage was suffering from a suspected aquatic                                                                                                                                  feed conversion. It is not a matter of whether          throughout winter and spring.                          efficacy, it also has a comprehensive safety
                                                       Key to the result was the specific application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               December last year.                                         Industries describes it as “an inferno of gripping       services and choose to use Action Tank
weed infestation of the ‘freshwater herb’,                                                                                                                                      there will be any impact, but how much impact                                                                  profile for the end user and has been developed
                                                       recommendation. The infestation was creating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             engine noise and burning rubber”    .                    Industries’ products with their made-to-order,
Hydrilla spp. which was limiting the distribution                                                                                                                               there will be.                                          An autumn treatment incorporated into a quality        to provide the best residues profile in its class    Rightly named the Action Tanks V8 “Clean
                                                       problems around the pump suction at one                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           fast lead-time and quality service. BGA and
of irrigation by regularly fouling and choking the                                                                                                                                                                                      parasite control strategy will reduce pasture          (NIL meat WHP, NIL milk WHP and NIL ESI).            Undies” competition, plumbing stores around                 Marty and Michael each in their fireproof suits,
                                                       particular position within the dam. Control,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Action Tanks work together to meet specific
pump suction. The infestation was becoming                                                                                                                                      With hot, dry weather, like the conditions before       infectivity and significantly help with productivity                                                        South East Queensland took part in hope of                  gloves and helmets, waited in the pit for their ride.
                                                       via application of Kupramine, was therefore                                                                                                                                                                                             When you need to optimise weight gains                                                                                                                                    requirements or, if you simply need a tank or
more than an inconvenience with resources                                                                                                                                       Christmas, the number of infective larvae on            returns. Mixed worm infections are the norm,                                                                                                                            “Their expressions at the finishing line showed
                                                       concentrated within this area affording cost and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             getting their ride in a V8 supercar with Fujistu
frequently required to check and free the pump                                                                                                                                  the pasture is very low (larvae die quickly in          so worm control needs to be broad-spectrum.            you need to use a quality parasite control                                                                       what a surefire thrill it had been to be a passenger     trough, come in and say g’day. A poster from
                                                       time savings via an efficient and practical use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Series driver, Aaron McGill.
suction to free the flows.                                                                                                                                                      this environment). However, during this time            Data provided from regional labs confirms              programme and a quality drench. The                                                                              of the Action V8 Supercar. It was great to have          V8 race day is currently on show in our
                                                       of product.
                                                                                                                                                                                there will still be adult worms living inside cattle.   that many properties have stock carrying a             Ancare range of drenches provide a broad-            At the eleventh hour it was BGA AgriServices                                             ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                them as part of the event” said Jemma.                   Murgon store!
Hydrilla, in weed-management circles, has
                                                       Field experience has allowed BioRemedy Pty                                                                               These worms will continue to lay eggs which             mixed burden of worm species. The mixed                spectrum of efficacy, residual protection
been described as the ‘perfect aquatic plant’
                                                       Ltd to build a broad knowledge of control                                                                                are very resilient to the hot, dry conditions.          infections in Queensland are mostly made up            against reinfection challenge, as well as high
because of the extensive adaptive attributes
                                                                                                                                                               (left)                                                                                                                          standards with regard to user safety, residues
it possesses to survive. These characteristics                                                                                                          Weller                  When rain arrives, sudden egg-hatch can result          of Haemonchus (Barber’s Pole worm) and
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allow Hydrilla to be an aggressive and
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                                                                                                                                                  and Be k results.             in highly infective pastures and, as a result,          Cooperia (small intestinal worm) species.              and environmental safety.
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competitive coloniser of aquatic habitats.                                                                                                                                      wormy stock. The autumn period is typically
However, in recent times, a specialised aquatic                                                                                                                                 when this occurs but it has been seen earlier           Broad-spectrum worm control is required to
algicide, Kupramine, has been released to the                                                                                                                                   with good summer rains.                                 maximise feed conversion in stock and the
market with great success in the control of                                                                                                                                                                                             profitability of your enterprise. GENESIS®
aquatic alga as well as selected aquatic weeds.                                                                                                                                 With the moisture and cooler temperatures               POUR-ON (ivermectin) provides highly effective,
                                                                                                                                                                                of autumn, larvae that have hatched from                broad-spectrum roundworm and lice control
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                                                       Our role as your broker is to know the benefits,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the right shows fleabane control 49 days after
individual needs. Whatever your business, we           exclusions and costs of competing policies             	
                                                                                                             •	Fusion	cover	for	units	up	to	15	years	of	age                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             application of Tordon 75-D @ 700 mL/ha +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Flaxleaf fleabane (Conyza bonariensis) has                  for the control of fleabane in fallow situations.
have the in-depth industry knowledge – on              on the market and negotiate the best solution                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Roundup® PowerMAX @ 1.25 L/ha.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    become the major difficult to control weed
the land or in the town, Aon has an insurance                                                                BGA AGRISERVICES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Weed Size
                                                       for you. We also design our own insurance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in fallow situations with the extensive use of
specialist ready to work with you.                     solutions to meet your specific industry              INSURANCE CONTACTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    glyphosate in zero-tillage cropping areas in the            The key to control with Tordon 75-D on fleabane is
Local knowledge, global support                        needs and negotiate the best price and cover          Dwayne Bartlett Kennedy 07 4168 2911                                                                                                                                                            Data on file ®GENESIS and Epricare                                                                 that the weeds must be actively growing at spray-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             are registered trademarks of Ancare.   Northern Grain Region.
In Southern Queensland, your Aon Insurance             with leading insurers. We take the time to            Malcolm Clifford                   07 4162 2766                                                                                                                                                 EPRI-10-001                                                                                        ing. A weed size of young rosette up to plants 25
brokers have local knowledge and offer you             understand your insurance needs and make              or enquire at one of our branches.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tordon* 75-D herbicide @ 700 mL/ha + gly-                   cm high can be controlled with Tordon 75-D – the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    phosate (to control grass weeds) is now registered          key is good soil moisture at application.




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