Summer crops sizzle as heatwave hits eastern Australia

HEATWAVE conditions sweeping across eastern Australia are forecast to continue for several days, with widespread temperatures in the low to mid-40s sapping moisture from already dry summer cropping fields. (Click on map to enlarge) Temperatures well above average for southern Queensland and northern NSW have triggered Severe to Extreme Heatwave conditions on the Bureau of Meteorology’s Heatwave Forecast. The hot conditions will extend from inland Queensland into the south-east of the state over the next few days, with high humidity making the conditions even more uncomfortable. Adverse impact on sorghum In NSW, a wind change on Thursday may result in…

Source: Grain Central
Summer crops sizzle as heatwave hits eastern Australia