Tag: Weather

Posts that relate to the weather and seasons.

Drought tips for farmers from farmers

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has launched a new publication Preparing for drought – what the farmers say, designed to provide a resource to support the State’s primary producers to become stronger and ready to face future droughts. Source: Beef Central Drought tips for farmers from farmers

Shift towards La Niña continues

All surveyed international climate models indicate La Niña thresholds will be met from September until at least the end of the year, with most models maintaining these values into early 2021, according to a Bureau of Meteorology update released today. Source: Beef Central Shift towards La Niña continues

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 September 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to far south-west Western Australia, and south-east Australia, while a surface trough produced showers and moderate falls in south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 September 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Sept 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to far south-west Western Australia, and south-east Australia, while a surface trough produced showers and moderate falls in south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Sept 2020

WA winter crop runs dry as weather warms

Recent unexpected early spring rainfall in WA has helped with crop grain-fill, although for most regions of the WA grain belt it will only buy another week or two until more rain is needed to avoid a sharp drop in grain yield potential. Source: Grain Central WA winter crop runs dry as weather warms

Five tips to prepare for the wet season

Northern cattle producer Colin Burnett provides his top tips on preparing for the wet. Source: Beef Central Five tips to prepare for the wet season

What to look out for heading into Spring

Elders’ Livestock Production Manager Rob Inglis, who is based at Wagga Wagga, has put together a handy checklist of things that cattle producers should be doing to protect the health of their cattle and improve operational efficiency as temperatures start to warm up the onset of the new season:  Source: Beef Central What to look… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 9 September 2020

A SERIES of cold fronts brought moderate falls to south-west Western Australia, and western Tasmania, while moist onshore flow produced showers along the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 9 September 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 9 Sept 2020

A series of cold fronts brought moderate falls to south-west Western Australia, and western Tasmania, while moist onshore flow produced showers along the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 9 Sept 2020

Rain key to sweet season for beekeepers

The honey-making season is in full swing, but apiarists are hoping for more rains to boost yields. Source: ABC Livestock Rain key to sweet season for beekeepers

Two Australians among 43 crew on board live export ship missing in typhoon

A live export ship carrying 5,800 head of cattle and 43 crew members, including two Australians, is missing in waters off southwestern Japan after sending a distress call during Typhoon Maysak. Source: ABC Livestock Two Australians among 43 crew on board live export ship missing in typhoon

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 2 September 2020

A COLD front brought moderate falls to western Tasmania and southern to north-east Victoria, while moist onshore flow produced moderate falls along the north-east tropical coast of Queensland. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 2 September 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 2 Sept 2020

A cold front brought moderate falls to western Tasmania and southern to north-east Victoria, while moist onshore flow produced moderate falls along the north-east tropical coast of Queensland. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 2 Sept 2020

Drought hubs and digital strategy funded by $86m investment

DROUGHT resilience adoption and innovation hubs will be established across Australia with an $86 million investment by the Federal Government. Source: Sheep Central Drought hubs and digital strategy funded by m investment

CRU, Hillridge launch weather index insurance

CRU and Hillridge Technology today launched a new Weather Index Insurance product designed to protect farmers financially against adverse weather such as drought, cold snap, heat stress, and excess rain. Source: Grain Central CRU, Hillridge launch weather index insurance

Australian seasonal bushfire outlook – Sep-Nov 2020

The 2020/21 fire season will be driven by vastly different climate drivers than the previous two fire seasons, according to the official Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook released today.  Source: Beef Central Australian seasonal bushfire outlook – Sep-Nov 2020

Positive weather forecast draws cautious optimism from outback graziers

After a patchy and late wet season in north-west Queensland, a cautious sense of optimism is starting to creep in with a higher than average rainfall forecast in the coming months. Source: ABC Livestock Positive weather forecast draws cautious optimism from outback graziers

Seasonal climate outlook for September-November 2020

SPRING is likely to be wetter than average across much of Australia, with a greater than 60 percent chance in most areas and a greater than 75pc chance in much of the eastern half of the mainland. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook for September-November 2020

Seasonal climate outlook Sep-Nov 2020

Spring is likely to be wetter than average across much of Australia, with a greater than 60 percent chance in most areas and a greater than 75pc chance in much of the eastern half of the mainland. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook Sep-Nov 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 August 2020

A COMPLEX low and cold fronts generated moderate falls over south-east Australia, and widespread snow fell over elevated locations in the region. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 August 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 August

A complex low and cold fronts generated moderate falls over south-east Australia, and widespread snow fell over elevated locations in the south-east. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 26 August

Big wet bogs down Tassie winter cropping program

Tasmanian croppers are making heavy weather of this season’s sowing programs with unseasonally wet conditions hampering autumn/winter plantings. Source: Grain Central Big wet bogs down Tassie winter cropping program

Wagga sale 24 August 2020: Rates lift with rain

Rain across the supply area helped lift rates 10c for steers returning to the paddock the bulk 330-400kg  making from 350-428c/kg. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 24 August 2020: Rates lift with rain

Sheep and lamb weather alert across four states + VIDEO

AUSTRALIA’S Bureau of Meteorology has issued a series of warnings to sheep graziers in the eastern states with a risk of losses today and over the weekend from cold temperatures, showers, snow and westerly winds. Source: Sheep Central Sheep and lamb weather alert across four states + VIDEO

BOM raises ENSO status to ‘La Nina alert’

THE Bureau of Meteorology has today raised its El Niño-Southern Oscillation Outlook to La Niña ALERT status, meaning the chance of a La Niña occurring this year has increased to 70 percent, roughly three times the normal likelihood. Source: Sheep Central BOM raises ENSO status to ‘La Nina alert’

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 August 2020

A COMPLEX low pressure system brought moderate falls to south-east Australia, including Tasmania, while a cold front produced moderate falls in the west of Western Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 August 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 August

A complex low pressure system brought moderate falls to southeast Australia, including Tasmania, while a cold front produced moderate falls in the west of Western Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 August

BOM raises ENSO status to ‘La Nina alert’

The Bureau of Meteorology has today raised its El Niño-Southern Oscillation Outlook to La Niña ALERT status, meaning the chance of a La Niña occurring this year has increased to 70 per cent, roughly three times the normal likelihood. Source: Beef Central BOM raises ENSO status to ‘La Nina alert’

WA spared harvest disaster as rain falls 'just in the nick of time' across state

Widespread rains across southern Western Australia this month have saved the state’s grain growers from potential disaster, with predictions there could even be a bumper harvest. Source: ABC Grain WA spared harvest disaster as rain falls ‘just in the nick of time’ across state

Wetter August to November likely for much of Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a wetter than average period across Australia from now until the end of November, as well as an earlier than usual onset of the northern rainfall season.  Source: Beef Central Wetter August to November likely for much of Australia

Rains across WA grainbelt prove game-changer for winter crops

‘Just in time’ rainfall across most WA grain growing regions has been a game changer, increasing the chances of WA producing at least an average total winter crop of around 15 million tonnes. Source: Grain Central Rains across WA grainbelt prove game-changer for winter crops

Trader warns farmers against 'panic-buying' after good rain

A cattle trader and producer warns farmers against restocking properties too quickly despite above-average rainfall and lush conditions persisting across New South Wales. Source: ABC Livestock Trader warns farmers against ‘panic-buying’ after good rain

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 August 2020

LOW pressure systems, cold fronts and troughs generated widespread moderate falls over the south-east quarter of the continent, while a strong cold front brought moderate falls to western parts of Western Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 August 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 August

Low pressure systems, cold fronts and troughs generated widespread moderate falls over the southeast quarter of the continent, while a strong cold front brought moderate falls to western parts of Western Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 August

Rain locks in winter crop yield potential

Widespread rain across virtually all Australia’s cropping regions during the past week has shored up this season’s winter crop prospects, locking in the potential for the best national crop since 2016. Source: Grain Central Rain locks in winter crop yield potential

Snow 'another blow' as northern Tasmanian businesses face damage bills

The biggest snow dump in northern Tasmania since the early 1970s leaves one business with a $120,000 bill, while others are still counting the cost of the damage. Source: ABC Livestock Snow ‘another blow’ as northern Tasmanian businesses face damage bills

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 August 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia and western Tasmania,while an onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls about the north tropical coast of Queensland. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 August 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 August

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia and western Tasmania,while an onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls about the north tropical coast of Queensland. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 August

Mixed lamb market results as rain and COVID-19 impacts hit

LAMB and sheep prices generally lifted in saleyards last week as rainfall sucked supplies out of some northern markets, while exporter competition due to COVID-19 impacts firmed as plants planned the resumption of operations. Source: Sheep Central Mixed lamb market results as rain and COVID-19 impacts hit

Seasonal climate outlook August-October 2020

August to October is likely to be wetter than average, with a greater than 65 percent chance over most of the eastern two thirds of Australia and greater than 75 percent chance over much of south-west Queensland, south-east NT, western NSW, and inland SA. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook August-October 2020

Seasonal climate outlook August-October 2020

August to October is likely to be wetter than average, with a greater than 65 percent chance over most of the eastern two thirds of Australia and greater than 75 percent chance over much of south-west Queensland, south-east NT, western NSW, and inland SA. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook August-October 2020

Rainfall across southeast curbs AuctionsPlus offering to 10,500 head

Females were in hot demand on AuctionsPlus this week, where most heifer and breeder categories experienced dearer price trends.Widespread rainfall across regions on the southeastern seaboard this week brought numbers back with just shy of 10,500 head, 1500 less than the week before. Source: Beef Central Rainfall across southeast curbs AuctionsPlus offering to 10,500… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 July 2020

Surface- and upper-level troughs brought moderate falls to eastern Queensland, while a deep coastal low produced widespread moderate falls in central and eastern New South Wale, with heavier falls along the coast. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 July 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 July 2020

Surface- and upper-level troughs brought moderate falls to eastern Queensland, while a deep coastal low produced widespread moderate falls in central and eastern New South Wale, with heavier falls along the coast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 29 July 2020

NT bee numbers are dwindling after back-to-back dry wet seasons

The Northern Territory is facing a bee drought and the situation is threatening the livelihood of beekeepers and farmers reliant on bees for crop pollination. Source: ABC Livestock NT bee numbers are dwindling after back-to-back dry wet seasons

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 July 2020

COLD fronts and a cloud band brought moderate falls to the west and south of Western Australia, while a cold front and a low pressure system produced moderate falls in south-east Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 July 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 July 2020

Cold fronts and a cloudband brought moderate falls to the west and south of Western Australia, while a cold front and a low pressure system produced moderate falls in southeast Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 July 2020

Saving a rare basalt lake ecosystem from erosion catastrophe

Significant erosion from monsoonal flooding is threatening a ecologically important 400-hectare lake, a habitat for multiple wetland bird species. Source: ABC Livestock Saving a rare basalt lake ecosystem from erosion catastrophe

NSW south coast areas expected to have higher bushfire potential

PARTS of New South Wale’s south coast are expected to have a higher than normal fire potential due to long-term dry conditions in areas that did not burn in 2019/20, according to the latest Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook. Source: Sheep Central NSW south coast areas expected to have higher bushfire potential

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 July 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Australia, meanwhile a cold front and a complex low produced widespread moderate falls in eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 July 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 July 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Australia, meanwhile a cold front and a complex low produced widespread moderate falls in eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 July 2020

Latest seasonal bushfire outlook for July to Sep released

The latest Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released for the July to September period, indicating ‘normal fire potential’ is expected for most of the country.  Source: Beef Central Latest seasonal bushfire outlook for July to Sep released

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 July 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while moist onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls in the north tropical Queensland coast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 July 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 July 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while moist onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls in the north tropical Queensland coast. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 July 2020

New ‘extreme weather event’ forecasting tools on the way

A recent webinar drew attention to the specialised resources producers can access to make more informed climate decisions, and five new extreme weather event forecasting tools expected to be available from 2022. Source: Beef Central New ‘extreme weather event’ forecasting tools on the way

Rain tops up WA winter crop

Handy rains across parts of the Western Australian cropping zone earlier this week have kept the state’s estimated 8.4 million hectares of winter crop ticking along. Source: Grain Central Rain tops up WA winter crop

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 July 2020

Several cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia, while a trough and low pressure system produced moderate falls in parts of the southeast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 July 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 July 2020

Several cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia, while a trough and low pressure system produced moderate falls in parts of the southeast. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 July 2020

Seasonal climate outlook July-Sep 2020

August to October is likely to be wetter than average for most of the eastern mainland, the Northern Territory, South Australia and parts of western and southeastern Western Australia. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook July-Sep 2020

Seasonal climate outlook July-September 2020

August to October is likely to be wetter than average for most of the eastern mainland, the Northern Territory, South Australia and parts of western and southeastern Western Australia. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook July-September 2020

Weather bureau is moving to farmer-friendly forecasting

AUSTRALIA’S Bureau of Meteorology has surveyed a cross-section of agricultural producers in a bid to find ways to improve the delivery of rainfall forecasts and make them more readily understood by farmers. Source: Sheep Central Weather bureau is moving to farmer-friendly forecasting

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 June 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia, while a complex low pressure system and cold front produced moderate falls in the southeast, heavy falls to southern Tasmania. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 June 2020

Cold fronts brought moderate falls to southwest Western Australia, while a complex low pressure system and cold front produced moderate falls in the southeast, heavy falls to southern Tasmania. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 June 2020

Cold fronts and westerly flow brought moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while a trough and cold front brought widespread moderate falls into eastern and southern Queensland. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 June 2020

Cold fronts and westerly flow brought moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while a trough and cold front brought widespread moderate falls into eastern and southern Queensland. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 June 2020

A trough brought moderate rainfall to the Kimberley in Western Australia, while cold fronts brought widespread moderate falls to the South West Land Division in Western Australia and the country’s southeast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 June 2020

Cold fronts brought light to moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia. Onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the north tropical coast of Queensland. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 June 2020

Bureau backtracks on wet June, still optimistic for rain in July

Weather forecasters have eased back on their earlier predictions of a wet June, shifting the outlook to a drier month, but are still confident of above average rains for most of the cropping regions in July. Source: Sheep Central Bureau backtracks on wet June, still optimistic for rain in July

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 June 2020

A trough brought moderate rainfall to the Kimberley in Western Australia, while cold fronts brought widespread moderate falls to the South West Land Division in Western Australia and the country’s southeast. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 June 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 June 2020

A trough brought moderate rainfall to the Kimberley in Western Australia, while cold fronts brought widespread moderate falls to the South West Land Division in Western Australia and the country’s southeast. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 June 2020

Drought prompts $5.6 billion FMD drawdown to supplement cash flow

The national balance held in Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) was drawn down to $5.6 billion in March 2020, with a significantly higher rate of withdrawals in drought impacted states. Source: Grain Central Drought prompts .6 billion FMD drawdown to supplement cash flow

Seasonal climate outlook June-August 2020

Winter is likely to be wetter than average for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s seasonal climate outlook released this morning. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook June-August 2020

Seasonal climate outlook June-August 2020

Winter is likely to be wetter than average for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s seasonal climate outlook released this morning. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook June-August 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 May 2020

A cold front produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, while onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 May 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 May 2020

A COLD front produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, while onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 May 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 May 2020

A COLD front produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, while onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 May 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 May 2020

A cold front produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, while onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 May 2020

Is the drought over? These hopeful farmers say an unequivocal 'yes!'

Stock and station agent Peter MacCallum is confident a historical rainfall graph is proof that we are well on the way out of the worst drought in living memory. Source: ABC Livestock Is the drought over? These hopeful farmers say an unequivocal ‘yes!’

Weather models point to possible La Niña in late winter/spring

WEATHER forecasting models are pointing to the possibility of a negative Indian Ocean Dipole developing in the Indian Ocean from mid-winter, and a La Niña-like state in the tropical Pacific Ocean in late winter or spring. Source: Sheep Central Weather models point to possible La Niña in late winter/spring

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 May 2020

ONSHORE flow brought showers and moderate falls to the north tropical coast of Queensland, while cold fronts produced moderate falls in south-west and south-east Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 May 2020

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 May 2020

Onshore flow brought showers and moderate falls to the north tropical coast of Queensland, while cold fronts produced moderate falls in southwest and southeast Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 May 2020

Weather models point to possible La Nina in spring

Weather forecasting models are pointing to the possibility of a negative Indian Ocean Dipole developing in the Indian Ocean from mid-winter, and a La Niña-like state in the tropical Pacific Ocean in late winter or Spring.  Source: Beef Central Weather models point to possible La Nina in spring

Every drop counts in temperate rice production systems: Nuffield

Making the most out of every drop of water is key to the survival and growth of the Australian rice industry and an urgent step-change is required for the industry to thrive into the future. Source: Grain Central Every drop counts in temperate rice production systems: Nuffield

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 May 2020

COLD fronts and an unstable south-west air mass tracked across south-east Australia and produced moderate to heavy falls, while another cold front produced moderate falls in the south-west of Western Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 May 2020

Rain prompts action in northern NSW property market

The pace of sales in northern NSW appears to be picking up on a buoyant outlook for the current cropping season, and strength in the agricultural complex overall. Source: Beef Central Rain prompts action in northern NSW property market

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 May 2020

Cold fronts and an unstable southwest air mass tracked across southeast Australia and produced moderate to heavy falls, while another cold front produced moderate falls in the southwest of Western Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 May 2020

Perfect rain delivers a lifeline for outback farmers

After years of drought, drenching rain in March gives farmers in Queensland’s south-west a reprieve from paddocks of dust and destocking. Source: ABC Livestock Perfect rain delivers a lifeline for outback farmers

Victorian Government expands drought assistance for farmers

VICTORIA’S drought-affected farmers have been offered expanded government grant support to give greater access to the technology and expertise needed to prepare for future seasons. Source: Sheep Central Victorian Government expands drought assistance for farmers

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2020

AUSTRALIA’S Bureau of Meteorology has forecast weather conditions for May to July as likely to be wetter than average for most of the southern two-thirds of the continent. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2020

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2020

May to July is likely to be wetter than average for most of the southern two-thirds of Australia. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2020

Solid demand and favourable weather buoy agribusiness confidence

Solid rainfall has boosted farmer confidence this season and, while uncertainty hangs over the global economy, many remain optimistic that agriculture will weather the storm. Source: ABC Grain Solid demand and favourable weather buoy agribusiness confidence