Weather

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

 Autumn is likely to be warmer and drier than average according to the Bureau of Meteorology's latest long-range forecast. Image courtesy BOM.
AGRIBUSINESS

Warmer days and nights more likely for autumn

The Bureau of Meteorology expects autumn to be warmer and drier than average for most of Australia.

03 March 2024

Above average yields predicted for most Australian shires
WEATHER

Above average yields predicted for most Australian shires

July soil moisture map now available

16 August 2023

 Unidata senior communications engineer Clint Barnes and general manager Matt Saunders with DPIRD senior technical officer Phil George, eConnect+ project manager Darren Gibbon and research officer Ian Foster, at a weather station in Floreat.  Image courtesy DPIRD.
WEATHER

DPIRD weather stations upgrade ready for rollout

DPIRD weather stations upgrade ready for rollout

05 June 2023

 A GPA survey has shown input costs and extreme weather were grain growers' biggest challenges last season. Photo: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Australian record crop came at record cost - Grain Producers Australia

Input costs headline grain producer priorities

07 March 2023

 The latest State of the Climate report suggests extreme heat events and an increase in heavy rainfall is likely for Australia. . Picture Mark Saunders.
WEATHER

Climate report warns of more extreme weather for Australia

Australia's temperature has increased by 1.47 degrees since 1910.

28 November 2022

 Agricultural Innovation Australia Ltd (AIA) is working with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and other research bodies to improve seasonal outlook services. Image courtesy BOM.
AGRIBUSINESS

Multi-million dollar project launched to improve forecasting services

Climate Outlook initiative to boost farming resilience

28 November 2022

 August to November will be wetter than average for much of eastern Australia, the BOM says. Image courtesy BOM.
WEATHER

La Nina at 'alert level': Bureau of Meteorology

High chance of wet conditions for eastern Australia for the spring

16 August 2022

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