"Federation Farm", Wee Waa

Latest Temp

28.2°C

14/12/17 (08:30pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

136 DD

Good

• Planting can begin when temperatures reach 14°C at 8 am for three consecutive days.
• Planting can begin when there is a rising plain of temperature forecasted above 14°C for the next 7 days.
Interpreting the Planting Forecast

The planting forecast guide provides an indication of the potential day degree accumulation based upon the proceeding 7 day forecast.

< 30 DD Very Poor
< 60 DD Poor / Caution Warrants caution as a delay in emergence is likely and may impact upon germination percentages and/or exacerbate seedling disease or soil insect attack. Management intervention is encouraged.
61 - 80 DD Adequate Considered adequate however ensure other planting parameters and conditions are ideal. Cotton will likely take greater than 7 days to emerge.
> 81 DD Good In excess of 81 DD is considered as the requirement for ideal germination and emergence.

This is a guide only to assist growers and consultants of conditions and enable adjustments to planting rates to compensate if the need requires, it is not intended as a accurate tool as it is based on third party temperature forecast and should be utilised solely as a guide to refine the decision making process.
Thu 14, Dec Fri 15, Dec Sat 16, Dec Sun 17, Dec Mon 18, Dec Tue 19, Dec Wed 20, Dec
Maximum 38.5°C 38.7°C 38.7°C 38.5°C 38.4°C 40.1°C 41.7°C
Minimum 28.4°C 22.7°C 21.9°C 22.1°C 21.1°C 23.2°C 25.6°C