"Armour", Macalister

Latest Temp

24.8°C

16/01/18 (11:00pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

108 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.
Wed 17, Jan Thu 18, Jan Fri 19, Jan Sat 20, Jan Sun 21, Jan Mon 22, Jan Tue 23, Jan
Maximum 32.8°C 34.2°C 36.5°C 37.4°C 36.6°C 38.2°C 37.7°C
Minimum 15.6°C 17.2°C 17.9°C 18.4°C 19.3°C 20.4°C 21.2°C

• 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.