Tools

The Crop Sequence Calculator is an online tool to compare crop sequence options. The tool is based on trial results and historic data from Western Australia.

Flower Power is an online tool to predict wheat flowering times of up to three different varieties at the same time and the risk of frost or heat stress in your location.

A tool to calculate the potential yield of your wheat crop over a number of seasons.

The following information is a summary of the presentation 'Farm machinery – understanding the true cost and getting the best value out of machinery' delivered by department economists at the 2015

Use the canola seeding rate calculator for the easiest way to calculate the seeding rate.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides up-to-date information about the coming season and its potential impacts on cropping and agriculture.

Plant available soil water graphs show the amount of soil water accumulated from the start of summer (1 November) through the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision

Rainfall to date graphs show the amount of rainfall accumulated from the start of the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision-making process.

The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.

The barley module of Flower Power is a statistical model to predict the date of awn emergence (Z49) in Western Australian environments.

The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map extreme temperatures, either below or above a specified threshold.

BlacklegCM

BlacklegCM is a tool designed to assist growers and consultants to determine the best and most profitable management strategy to reduce blackleg disease and increase profits.

Calibrate your bait spreaders estimate baits per square metre with a single photo.

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

SclerotiniaCM icon

SclerotiniaCM uses a forecasting model to assist canola growers with fungicide application decisions, on a paddock by paddock basis, and the likely economic returns from those decisions.

The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.