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Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 July 2019

Several strong cold fronts generated moderate to heavy falls in southeast Australia, and snow in Alpine regions.
Showers produced moderate falls along the north tropical coast and in central Queensland…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, July 17, 2019

Positive Indian Ocean Dipole to be dominant influence on Australian climate

A positive Indian Ocean Dipole is likely to bring below average winter–spring rainfall, above average temperatures, and an earlier start to the fire season for southern and central Australia…Read More

Grain Central, July 10, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 July 2019

Onshore flow brought moderate falls to southeast Queensland and coastal New South Wales, while strong cold fronts produced moderate falls in the southwest and southeast of Australia…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, July 10, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 July 2019

Onshore flow brought moderate falls to southeast Queensland and coastal New South Wales, while strong cold fronts produced moderate falls in the southwest and southeast of Australia…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, July 3, 2019

Positive IOD likely to drive winter/spring weather

The immediate likelihood of El Niño developing has passed and a positive Indian Ocean Dipole is likely to drive Australia’s weather for much of the rest of 2019…Read More

Grain Central, June 28, 2019

Climate change threat to the ‘sand castle’ of farming

The threat and uncertainty that climate change presents to Australian agriculture is an issue farmers should be taking very seriously, according to SARDI’s principal scientist in climate application, Peter Hayman…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 27, 2019

What’s the latest in optical sprayer technology?

The widespread adoption of optical sprayer technology across Australia’s grain growing regions is testimony to the role the technology can play in an integrated weed control strategy…Read More

Jeremy Jones, PA Specialist, Dalby Rural Supplies, July 12, 2019

What is the future of chemical use in Australian agriculture?

Agricultural chemical use will come under increasing challenge from a range of quarters, including climate change, rising pesticide resistance levels, more stringent constraints on residues and closer scrutiny by consumers…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 11, 2019

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Wheat

APW1 delivered Melbourne

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Barley

FB1 delivered Melbourne

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Canola

Spot delivered Melbourne

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550
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Sorghum track Newcastle

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345
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-10.4
Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology

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