"Federation Farm", Wee Waa

Latest Temp


30/05/18 (11:30pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

28 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.
Mon 16, Jul Tue 17, Jul Wed 18, Jul Thu 19, Jul Fri 20, Jul Sat 21, Jul Sun 22, Jul
Maximum 17.4°C 21.2°C 22.6°C 23.1°C 18.8°C 18.0°C 19.4°C
Minimum -3.1°C 0.4°C 2.1°C 3.2°C 7.5°C 3.4°C 2.6°C