THE CLIMATE KELPIE BLOG

Exciting times lie ahead for farmers using seasonal forecast information to make on-farm decisions with the advent of new forecast products which will become available on the Bureau of Meteorology website from later this year. This has been made possible through a five year (2017-2022) nationwide project, ForeWarned is ForeArmed (FWFA), funded by the Australian […]
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Many of Australia’s main agricultural producing regions this year have experienced an excellent start to the season with above average rainfall. The main driving force behind this has been activity in the Indian Ocean region. So what’s been happening? …. The Indian Ocean Dipole explained: Indian Ocean sea surface temperatures impact rainfall and temperature patterns […]
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The team that brought you the Fast Break newsletter and Very Fast Break YouTube video, now brings you ‘My Rain Gauge is Busted’ – the podcast. You can listen to ‘My Rain Gauge is Busted’ wherever you usually get your podcast or listen in 🎧 here. In this podcast we talk about all things climate […]
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Nina House knows a thing or two about dealing with uncertainty. Along with her parents, Ashley and Margaret, they have sustained their beef-breeding business in Central West Queensland through the last seven years of drought. The House family have bred beef cattle at Aramac, in the Desert Uplands since 1983. Their animals are predominantly Brahman, […]
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Modern banking apps let us check our balance any time, which is important if you need to make a withdrawal. Soil moisture is just like money in the bank – great if you’ve got it, but when you are hoping to convert it into grain or feed it’s handy to know whether there is enough […]
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