New weather network now 'fully' operational
FARMERS in the Riverland and Mallee will have unfettered access to hi-tech weather information this season, as the $1.4-million Mesonet weather network is now "fully online". The 30 new automatic weather stations installed across the region add to the existing system of 40 weather stations in the Mid North. Primary...
New Riverland & Mallee Mesonet helps graingrowers with spraying
As headers get put back in the shed, minds start turning to summer weeds, and a brand new weather station network across the Riverland and Mallee is giving growers more accurate local weather information about when is best to start the boomspray. The last of 30 new towers were being...
Understanding Inversions with Warwick Grace, Meteorologist
In this very first episode for 2021, MSF’s Program Manager, Tanja Morgan catches up with Meteorologist, Warwick Grace to chat about inversions. Tanja and Warwick cover what inversions are, the science behind them and how the Riverland and Mallee Mesonet project is playing a crucial role in inversion research. Listen...
Mesonet network expansion nears completion
A network of 30 weather stations is expected to be fully installed by the end of next month, providing increased access to data for farmers in the Mid North, Mallee and Riverland. This adds to the existing 40 Mesonet stations that came online across the Mid North in 2019.
Riverland & Mallee Mesonet Project Update
As part of the Riverland & Mallee Mesonet project 30 towers are going up in northern, southern Mallee and Riverland. Hear Tanja Morgan (MSF) and Peter Cousins (Project Consultant) chat about this new exciting project for the Mallee & Riverland!
Weather station network set for Riverland, Mallee
The traditional way our farmers do what they do is changing at a rapid pace. A big part of that change is due to the adoption of new technology. For a farmer, having real-time data at their fingertips is everything. At the recent Riverland Field Days, I announced funding for...
Riverland to benefit from weather stations
Riverland producers could benefit from state-of-the-art localised automatic weather stations, which could provide key data for making decisions. The state government has announced it will contribute a $1.2 million grant from its Regional Growth Fund to Ag Excellence Alliance.
Mid North weather station network launched
The 600-plus attendees at the Hart Field Day yesterday were treated to a number of new technologies and varieties being launched, while also gaining valuable advice on best crop management.
Weather station workshops to help Mid North farmers get the drift
A network of 40 automatic weather stations across the Mid North will help local farmers to better recognise suitable chemical spraying conditions and avoid temperature inversions, or other adverse weather conditions for spraying.