Weather HEADLINES

June 2024 Soil Moisture Map. Credit: Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia. June 2024 Soil Moisture Map. Credit: Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia.
WEATHER

Soil moisture rankings drop in most areas

Soil moisture ranking map: 12 June, 2024.

28 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Mixed conditions dampen farmer confidence

Rabobank's latest Rural Confidence Survey found farmers are feeling less optimistic.

12 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024
CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

20 May 2024
WEATHER

BOM declares El Niño has ended

BOM declares ENSO and IOD are both holding neutral.

29 April 2024
WEATHER

WA Government announces drought funding

WA farmers impacted by drought can apply for funding and interest-free loans next month.

29 April 2024
WEATHER

West and east contrast increases

Soil moisture ranking map: 17 April 2024.

23 April 2024
June 2024 Soil Moisture Map. Credit: Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia.
WEATHER

Soil moisture rankings drop in most areas

Soil moisture ranking map: 12 June, 2024.

28 June 2024

Rabobank group executive for Country Banking Australia, Marcel van Doremaele said this quarter’s survey results reflected the “patchy” seasonal conditions that had been seen across different parts of Australia during autumn. Credit: Rabobank.
AGRIBUSINESS

Mixed conditions dampen farmer confidence

Rabobank's latest Rural Confidence Survey found farmers are feeling less optimistic.

12 June 2024

Agricultural production contributed 74 per cent of anthropogenic N₂O emissions in the last decade. Credit: CSIRO.
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024

The 2024/25 season is off to a patchy start, with varied rainfall across the country. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

20 May 2024

El Niño is over, but BOM's long-range forecast still shows below median rainfall is expected for much of the country. Credit: Harauski Yauheni, Shutterstock.
WEATHER

BOM declares El Niño has ended

BOM declares ENSO and IOD are both holding neutral.

29 April 2024

WA producers impacted by drought can apply for State Government funding in May. Credit: Mark Saunders.
WEATHER

WA Government announces drought funding

WA farmers impacted by drought can apply for funding and interest-free loans next month.

29 April 2024

Soil moisture ranking map, 17 April 2024 (based on data starting from October 2023). Produced by Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia
WEATHER

West and east contrast increases

Soil moisture ranking map: 17 April 2024.

23 April 2024

Dry seeding kicks off in WA, and is expected to continue for weeks, with no rain in sight. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Dry seeding starts in WA

WA growers have started seeding after months without rain.

22 April 2024

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