PADDOCK temperature measurement could help grain growers determine whether their crops have been subjected to frost, enabling them to quickly work to salvage a return from affected crops.
Temperature monitoring in a paddock in frost-prone areas is seen as an important tool, yet very few growers measure temperature at the susceptible parts of their property, according to Agrilink Agricultural Consultants principal consultant Mick Faulkner.
Mr Faulkner, who is part of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) National Frost Initiative project, said growers should consider using temperature loggers to more accurately identify when low temperatures occurred.
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