'Kilter', Swan Hill

Latest Temp

25.8°C

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

110 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 33.7°C 33.3°C 34.6°C 37.5°C 41.9°C 40.2°C 30.4°C
Minimum 24.6°C 14.8°C 16.3°C 16.2°C 20.8°C 26.2°C 17.0°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.

• 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.

Disclaimer: By using this information provided by Cotton Seed Distributors you accept all risks and responsibilities associated with any losses, damages, costs or other related consequences. Please remember that the data is only a guide to soil temperature trends in your region. You should monitor your own fields prior to planting.