"Federation Farm", Wee Waa

Latest Temp

10.5°C

30/05/18 (11:30pm)

• 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 19, Jul Fri 20, Jul Sat 21, Jul Sun 22, Jul Mon 23, Jul Tue 24, Jul Wed 25, Jul
Maximum 23.4°C 17.9°C 16.7°C 18.5°C 21.2°C 24.5°C 22.6°C
Minimum 3.3°C 3.0°C -2.0°C -2.0°C 1.4°C 7.1°C 4.1°C