This article will give you a clear understanding of how El Niño and La Niña (ENSO) influence our climate as well as how they affect our Australian Farmers.

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This article will give you a clear understanding of how the IOD affects Australian Farmers and the weather patterns that are associated the its interaction with other climate drivers.


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Using the Hailios Technology, CelsiusPro brings to you Australia’s most accurate and Innovative Hail Insurance Product on the market.

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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 […]

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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.

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Frosty Wheat

Farming is the only business, that we are aware of, where producers buy inputs at retail prices and sell their output at wholesale prices. It’s no wonder that we continue to witness diminishing returns from an industry that is so vital to our existence…


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With climate change fast-emerging as a major financial risk, a legal specialist from Clyde & Co says that company boards now have a duty to respond by considering the risk-management options available…

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For some Australian Farmers it is the third winter crop in a row that has failed, for others it’s the second. A small handful however, are beating this drought…

Picture of Australia showing effects of drought on wheat yields


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