The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) knows that climate risk is a key challenge for growers. That’s why we have invested in a new project ‘Using seasonal forecast information and tools to manage risk and increase profitability in the Southern Region’. This project is working with the Seasonal Risk team in Agriculture Victoria to extend their successful seasonal forecast commentary ‘The Break’ to now include South Australia and Tasmania. Here’s a look at the new suite of seasonal outlook products that are specific to your region.
Monthly seasonal condition and climate outlook updates in a range of formats to suit you, covering key climate drivers, soil moisture conditions and the combined seasonal outlook from various global forecast models for your State:
The latest seasonal condition and climate outlook updates, covering key climate drivers, soil moisture conditions and the combined seasonal outlook from various global forecast models for South Australia.
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Short, sharp YouTube videos summaries on seasonal conditions, key climate drivers and outlooks for:
The 'Using seasonal forecasts' project runs a series of lunchtime webinars detailing seasonal risk, model projections for our climate drivers and soil moisture conditions for producers in each of the GRDC Southern region states. These webinars are held to coincide with key decision making periods of the year. They are simply on-line presentations which allows you to interact with the presenter. Each webinar will be recorded, so if you miss the live presentation you can watch it at a time that suits you.
Agriculture Victoria's Seasonal Risk Agronomist, Dale Grey, will update current climatic and soil moisture conditions, as well as oceanic and atmospheric conditions affecting South eastern Australia and the latest predictions for the coming months.
Victorian winter climate update
Monday 15th July 2019 at 12.00pm AEST
South Australian winter climate update
Tuesday 16th July 2019 at 12.00pm AEST
Tasmanian winter climate update
Wednesday 17th July 2019 at 12.00 AEST
For more information , or to register your interest in receiving future webinar invitations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest Sumer 2018 climatic and soil moisture conditions webinar recording for south eastern Australia is available for viewing. This webinar outline the current oceanic and atmospheric conditions affecting South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. Victoria's Seasonal Risk Agronomist, Dale Grey also discusses the current seasonal outlook and global model outputs for the coming months.
Before you view a webinar recording, please note that the information presented is based on projections from a collection of climatic data that is in a constant state of flux and as such, the information may become less accurate over time.
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For more information about the ‘Using seasonal forecasts’ project, contact Graeme Anderson,
E: Graeme.email@example.com, P: 03 52264821