"Kiagarthur Station", Condobolin

Latest Temp

28.3°C

02/01/19 (11:30am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

160 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.
Tue 22, Jan Wed 23, Jan Thu 24, Jan Fri 25, Jan Sat 26, Jan Sun 27, Jan Mon 28, Jan
Maximum 41.6°C 41.7°C 42.8°C 45.0°C 45.7°C 40.9°C 37.8°C
Minimum 26.6°C 26.5°C 26.3°C 27.8°C 30.5°C 30.2°C 24.7°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.