Videos

What is a Climate Mate?

Video length: 1:55

Paul Webb (Climate Mate) and Darren Marshall (cattle producer near Warwick) discuss how Darren used climate information to make decisions for his business.

La Niña and Soils

Video length: 2:49

Bruce Alchin (Climate Mate SE Qld and Rangeland Consultant) and Damien O Sullivan (DAF Kingaroy) discuss how good rainfall driven by La Niña improves pasture production through greater soil microbial activity, organic matter breakdown and nitrogen fixation, and extra nitrogen from lightning strikes.

La Niña and Weeds

Video length: 5:29

Bruce Alchin (Climate Mate, Southeast Queensland & Rangeland Consultant) and Damien O’Sullivan (DAF, Kingaroy) share some insights into the spread of weeds during La Nina years and how to stop this spread from happening, including the use and application of herbicides in different country and tips for application.

La Niña and Pasture Management

Video length: 2:35

Bruce Alchin (Climate Mate, Southeast Queensland & Rangeland Consultant) and Damien O’Sullivan (DAF, Kingaroy) discuss some options for pasture management during a La Niña year, including pasture response and wet season spelling.

Green Date #1: Calculating your Green Date

Video length: 6:53

Here is our first video in the Green Date Series, called Calculating your Green Date. Presented by Dr Chelsea Jarvis (Climatologist with Northern Australia Climate Program), this video discusses what a green date is and why you need it. For more information on NACP and our local Climate mates, including our free online course, visit https://www.nacp.org.au/outreach or email info@nacp.org.au.

Green Date #2: Looking at Different Soils

Video length: 4:52

In the second video of our Green Date series, Dr Chelsea Jarvis (Climatologist for Northern Australian Climate Program) looks at different soils that have been preferentially grazed. This will how ground cover can affect pasture response when your green date arrives. For more information on NACP and our local Climate mates, including our free online course, visit https://www.nacp.org.au/outreach or email info@nacp.org.au.

Green Date #3: Looking at Different Pastures

Video length: 3:26

Continuing with our Green date series, Dr Chelsea Jarvis (Climatologist with Northern Australia Climate Program) takes you on a journey looking at different soil types to show how different pastures respond when the green date has been reached. For more information on NACP and our local Climate mates, including our free online course, visit https://www.nacp.org.au/outreach or email info@nacp.org.au.

Green Date #4: A Success Story

Video length: 4:58

In our fourth video in our Green date series, Dr Chelsea Jarvis (Climatologist for Northern Australia Climate Program) chats with Roxanne Morgan (Beef extension officer, Queensland Agriculture) about how she uses her Green date to inform management decisions on her property. For more information on NACP and our local Climate mates, including our free online course, visit https://www.nacp.org.au/outreach or email info@nacp.org.au.

Green Date #5: False Start

Video length: 3:13

In our fifth green date video, Dr Chelsea Jarvis (Climatologist with the Northern Australia Climate Program) discusses what it can mean if you get green grass before your Green Date and why using the green date as a decision making tool is still useful in the instance of a false start.