Climate, 18 Jun 2021
Comparative report cards for international climate models will provide agriculturally relevant comparisons of their effectiveness to forecast for agricultural metrics. And new Bureau of Meteorology products are being test-driven by growers to help make more-informed climate-related decisions.
Climate, 03 Apr 2021
Australian rural industries are collaborating with the Bureau of Meteorology to develop five new forecast products for extreme climate events. Through participatory research, rural industry reference groups are working with climate scientists to design user-friendly tools to aid longer-term climate forecasts.
Climate, 27 Mar 2021
The AgScore project puts different seasonal climate systems under the microscope to better understand which models might offer skilful forecasts up to six months into the future. The project asks ‘How good is the forecast?’ not just in terms of rainfall, but the potential to use the model data to forecast yield and other productivity metrics related to on-farm decision making.
Climate, 08 Mar 2021
Climate change is reducing sorghum’s yield potential, but there is still room to reduce the yield gap through adapted agronomic practices that counteract this decline
Climate, 23 Dec 2020
In a bid to respond to climate change and close the yield gap, growers and researchers across the northern region are exploring the benefits and challenges of changing planting dates.
Climate, 17 Jan 2020
Geneticists seek to breed new grain varieties to help manage climate change.
Climate, 03 Jan 2020
AI breeding strategy for bread wheats uses genomic predictions to find stress solutions.
Climate, 03 Dec 2019
Adaptation to climate change can be tactical or transformational for grain growers.
Climate, 02 Nov 2019
Each guide compares recent and historical climate data to help growers make informed decisions.
Climate, 11 Jun 2019
'Tough' season in grain regions.