La Nina: What it means for producers

13 Oct 2020 - Online 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM AEDT

Please note: Participants must register here to take part in this free event

With special guest speaker: Steven Bradbury – Australia’s first Winter Olympic Gold Medalist

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued an alert indicating there’s a 70 per cent chance of La Nina developing this summer, bringing cooler temperatures, increased rainfall and more chance of widespread flooding.

Join AgForce, NACP and Nutrien for this webinar, designed to educate and update members on what this might mean for producers, including:

The seasonal forecast for Queensland

The climate drivers – ENSO, IOD and MJO

Navigating the BOM website

What producers can do to take advantage of this forecast

Maximising crop production in a La Nina year

Possible negative consequences of a wet summer

Speakers:

Dr. Chelsea Jarvis – Team Coordinator for Extension, NACP and Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Climate Sciences, USQ

Hugh Reardon-Smith - Senior Sales Agronomist, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Pittsworth

AgForce Grains producer

 

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