Climate Kelpie connects Australian farmers and their advisors to tools and information about climate to help make better decisions about farm business.
Climate Kelpie connects Australian farmers and their advisors to tools and information about climate to help make better decisions about farm business.

CLIMATEDOGS CURRENT FORECAST

Our Climatedogs simplify the greater climate forces and round-up the right information that’s important to farmers.

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Obituary - Barry James White
22nd March 2019
Barry James White (21 Sept.1942 - 26 Dec.2018) In December 2018, Queensland and Australia lost one of their most talented agricultural professionals, and a leader in the science of climate change/variability (agroclimatologist). Initially…
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Diversification reduces risk in a changing environment
14th March 2019
A trend towards lower rainfall, particularly in winter, along with more damaging frosts have become important factors in decision making for Corrigin growers, Simon Wallwork and Cindy Stevens. After observing these trends, they…
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THE CLIMATE KELPIE NEWS

The Climate Kelpie News (formerly known as CliMag) is a free newsletter published by the Managing Climate Variability project. It keeps you up-to-date with our research, and how our research findings are being applied in agriculture and natural resource management.

Latest issue: Climate Kelpie News Edition 1 (published December 2018)

Topics covered:

  • ASKBill puts sheep producers a step ahead of the season
  • What are the models really telling us
  • The Fast Break climate newsletter reaches new audiences
  • Taking care of the soil takes care of the sugarcane business

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CLIMATE KELPIE IS A CREATION OF THE MANAGING CLIMATE VARIABILITY R&D PROGRAM.

Climate is the biggest individual driver of production variability in agriculture, and accounts for one-third to two-thirds of annual global crop yield variability.
Over two decades, the Managing Climate Variability Program (MCV) has been the lead research and development program in Australia for providing climate knowledge to primary
producers and natural resource managers.

Learn more about the MCV Program