"Glen Royal", Brookstead

Latest Temp


25/09/18 (07:30am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

46 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 25, Sep Wed 26, Sep Thu 27, Sep Fri 28, Sep Sat 29, Sep Sun 30, Sep Mon 01, Oct
Maximum 21.8°C 24.5°C 27.3°C 29.6°C 28.4°C 19.8°C 22.5°C
Minimum 10.9°C 9.2°C 10.3°C 12.3°C 13.8°C 9.8°C 8.2°C