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Catalogue: Ground Cover
In western Queensland, seasonal forecasts have moderate accuracy but rainfall from storms is very difficult to predict... New forecasting systems are based on general circulation models (GCMs), and Dr Stone's initial assessment has looked at the past six to seven years of forecasts... "Current weekly forecasts can completely change my thinking around operational decisions, such as for a winter crop whether we apply top-up fertiliser and whether we would try to harvest before a rainfall event...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Dodging climate bullets in Bordertown.. November 2009 is seared into the memories of south-east South Australian growers - especially Bill Hunt from Bordertown... 'Nalang' is on the dry end of the high-rainfall area, or the wet end of the wheat/sheep area, "depending on which way you look at it", Bill says...
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