"Ashwood", St George

Latest Temp


25/05/19 (10:00am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

30 DD

Very Poor

• 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.
Sat 25, May Sun 26, May Mon 27, May Tue 28, May Wed 29, May Thu 30, May Fri 31, May
Maximum 24.4°C 26.4°C 20.5°C 18.8°C 20.6°C 16.1°C 16.0°C
Minimum 10.4°C 12.8°C 9.3°C 5.1°C 5.1°C 6.5°C 2.9°C