"Royston", Goondiwindi

Latest Temp

15.4°C

20/08/19 (02:00pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

33 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.
Tue 20, Aug Wed 21, Aug Thu 22, Aug Fri 23, Aug Sat 24, Aug Sun 25, Aug Mon 26, Aug
Maximum 18.2°C 19.3°C 20.3°C 21.5°C 23.4°C 24.9°C 21.6°C
Minimum 3.1°C 3.6°C 6.2°C 5.3°C 4.5°C 8.2°C 6.3°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.