"Glen Royal", Brookstead

Latest Temp


19/03/18 (11:00am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

85 DD


• 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.
Mon 19, Mar Tue 20, Mar Wed 21, Mar Thu 22, Mar Fri 23, Mar Sat 24, Mar Sun 25, Mar
Maximum 35.4°C 33.9°C 30.6°C 28.4°C 28.0°C 28.1°C 29.6°C
Minimum 18.8°C 18.7°C 18.0°C 17.8°C 17.2°C 17.3°C 16.7°C