Auscott, Carrathool

Latest Temp


27/03/19 (12:30pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

47 DD

Poor / Caution

• 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.
Wed 27, Mar Thu 28, Mar Fri 29, Mar Sat 30, Mar Sun 31, Mar Mon 01, Apr Tue 02, Apr
Maximum 25.9°C 29.4°C 28.3°C 19.5°C 22.4°C 22.8°C 25.8°C
Minimum 8.8°C 12.1°C 15.6°C 8.2°C 7.5°C 9.4°C 8.6°C