25/05/2022

As wheat production costs skyrocket, the weather needs to behave more than ever!  Sowing for the winter crop is nearly complete. Even though the crop is waiting to emerge, a quick snapshot on current macro events suggest that the hard work is all just about to begin. Given high input prices, the weather needs to behave […]

Jonathan Barratt

brown grass field under blue sky

The late Autumn break for many growers means that in some areas we have an increased chance of frost occurring. Extreme temperatures are estimated to cost the broadacre industry $1.1billion annually, this potentially could be bumped this year given current favourable conditions and late flowering. Here is how farmers are mitigating their Frost risk with Weather Certificates.

Frosty Wheat

23/07/2021

Jonathan Barratt

11/09/2020

A partnership aimed at strengthening the resilience of developing countries and to protect the lives and livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people against the impacts of climate change and natural disasters

Jonathan Barratt

Natural disaster aftermath

CelsiusPro, in partnership with Risk Frontiers, has been commissioned by the World Bank and by the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company (PCRIC) to assess the feasibility of excess rainfall and drought insurance in order to protect the Pacific Island Countries from extreme weather events.

Satellite Image of Fiji Flooding

10/06/2020

Jonathan Barratt