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Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.
Western Australian agriculture experiences variability in its winter growing season (May–October): late starts, early finishes and 'dry seasons' with rainfall low enough to cause serious plant and
FlowerPower is an online tool to predict cereal flowering dates (or cutting dates for oats) in your location.
Waterlogging causes significant reductions in plant growth in some years and some environments in the high rainfall (greater than 600 mm annual rainfall) areas of South West Western Australia.
Waterlogging is a common problem in the agricultural soils of south-west Western Australia in the wetter months of winter.
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in producing a good yield of quality citrus.
Wheat is highly susceptible to frost damage between ear emergence and flowering – often termed reproductive frost.