Drought and Climate Adaptation Program newsletter

August 2021

In this issue:

  • DCAP survey results
  • Understanding flash droughts
  • GrazingFutures roadshow through the northern Gulf

June 2021

In this issue:

  • Major drought reform for Queensland producers
  • The Australian Drought Monitor reached a major milestone
  • Experimental forecast project delivers useful information to Queensland's vegetable industry

April 2021

In this issue:

  • Improved crop insurance options
  • High-tech rain gauges filling a gap for producers
  • Economic report for the rangelands of central-western Queensland

February 2021

In this issue:

  • Do you know your Green Date?
  • Summer capsicums needs to ‘slip, slop, slap’
  • Calling future beef leaders

December 2020

In this issue:

  • New grazing case studies and narratives
  • La Nina decision-making videos
  • New project helping farms prepare for floods

October 2020

In this issue:

  • New online climate course for producers
  • Calculating the economics of agistment
  • Experimental forecasts help manage a weed eradication biosecurity program

September 2020

In this issue:

  • Early rainfall onset likely for inland northern Australia
  • Climate mates doubled to help graziers
  • Extreme summer heatwaves reduce fresh market sweet corn

July 2020

In this issue:

  • Improving profitability and drought resilience of northern beef businesses
  • New climate mate modules available soon
  • New economic report on drought management decisions in Northern Downs

May 2020

In this issue:

  • Climate outlook for Winter 2020
  • Climate risk transfer strategies for farmers
  • Continuing support through Long Paddock

March 2020

In this issue:

  • Understanding farm management economics
  • Insuring the future of agriculture
  • Understanding the pasture growth alert