"Glen Royal", Brookstead

Latest Temp


10/05/18 (09:30am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

30 DD

Very Poor

• 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 21, Jun Fri 22, Jun Sat 23, Jun Sun 24, Jun Mon 25, Jun Tue 26, Jun Wed 27, Jun
Maximum 21.7°C 21.5°C 21.0°C 20.5°C 20.6°C 20.2°C 18.3°C
Minimum 2.7°C 3.3°C 1.8°C 0.9°C 1.5°C 3.9°C 5.8°C