NRM on Farms Newsletter March 2015
Attached is the latest roundup of news on natural resources relevant to agriculture. The equatorial Pacific is warming, and most climate models indicate values reaching El Niño thresholds in July. However, model forecasts spanning the February to May period tend to have reduced accuracy. NSW DPI has released the 2015 NSW Drought Strategy, and flood ready farming strategies for the north coast dairy and cane industries. New apps for smartphones include WaterLive from the Office of Water, NSW WeedWise from DPI Agriculture, and WA’s Photomon to make project photomonitoring much easier.