THE CLIMATE KELPIE BLOG

A new look Climate Kelpie website, responsible for rounding up climate information for Australian farmers for over a decade, was launched today at the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference on the Gold Coast. Climate Kelpie is a website for farmers, rural advisors and natural resource managers seeking credible climate risk management tools and information to increase […]
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What does your job involve? I coordinate the Bureau‘s efforts to deliver value to the beef, sheep and agricultural insurance industries. I work closely with industry members from all along the value chain to identify opportunities to generate new value, then leverage the capabilities of the Bureau and partners to deliver. What climate drivers do […]
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  What does your job involve? Oversight of the Drought and Climate Adaptation Program (DCAP) which is delivering a diverse range of RD&E projects in collaboration with state, national and international partners, to improve the capacity of the Queensland agriculture sector to manage drought and climate variability, and adapt to climate change. A critical component of […]
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What does your job involve? I grew up on a farm and have been working in science extension, adoption and practice change for 30 years. The last 15 years has seen my role focus more on seasonal risk and climate change and getting the science in the hands of farmers. In Agriculture Victoria, we developed […]
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What does your job involve? I work on a project funded by Cotton Research to prepare and present material on climate risk management for cotton advisors and cotton farming businesses. What climate drivers do cotton growers need to have an understanding of? Cotton is predominantly grown in the mid-latitudes of the Murray Darling Basin. This […]
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