THE CLIMATE KELPIE BLOG

Sheep farmers from across the country say that ASKBILL has taken the guesswork out of managing their livestock’s productivity and wellbeing. George Carter of Walcha, New South Wales, says ASKBILL has definitely improved his animal welfare, “We’re much less likely to be caught out with lambs in exposed paddocks because ASKBILL has the ability to […]
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For Michael Waring, a sugarcane grower in Queensland’s Herbert Valley, it is what’s happening below the ground that is the key to the future profitability and sustainability of his business. “Improving soil health has been very important over the last 10 years. We started by introducing controlled traffic farming in 2009 and more recently have […]
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Victoria’s successful Fast Break newsletter team is now bringing tailored climate forecasting to grain growers in South Australia and Tasmania, in addition to Victoria. The newsletters, which are produced monthly throughout the growing season, provide growers with the information they need to understand seasonal climate forecasts and their potential impact on farm business profitability. The […]
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As growers, it is hard to imagine a planting or harvest season without checking the 10-day forecast update at 5pm. Weather and climate models have become an integral part of our daily lives. But do we really know how to use these models effectively? It is very important to understand the subtle differences between model […]
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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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