News and resources
Graincast™ forecasting technology: new features in 2021
The Graincast™ app is no longer but we've added new forecasts with bells and whistles to our free, fortnightly forecasting of Australia's wheat yield harvest. (20 May 2021)
In the media: Award for grain yield forecasting app Graincast
In the media: "As a scientist, the natural tendency is to cram in more and more data, but the feedback from farmers was that this was not what they wanted." (28 Oct 2020)
Graincast wins an iAward!
Graincast won the Government & Public Sector Solution of the Year at the 2020 Digital Canberra iAwards on October 20. We now go on to the Nationals - wish us luck! (20 Oct 2020)
Graincast™ news in 2020
Graincast™ news in 2020: Digital Agriculture Services (DAS), now open for the 2020 growing season and fortnightly wheat yield forecasts have begun (21 Apr 2020)
Graincast™ is now live for the 2019 season
Graincast is back for the 2019 growing season easier to use and with new features. (1 April 2019)
Graincast™ in Ingrain Magazine, Autumn edition
Roger Lawes talks Graincast™ in Ingrain Magazine, Autumn 2019 edition.
Graincast™: back in 2019
Thank you to those who signed up to our new Graincast™ app and followed our wheat yield forecasts in 2018. (13 December 2018)
Graincast™: how did we create it and what does it do?
CSIRO's Dr Roger Lawes, Graincast™ leader, introduced the WA grains industry to the Graincast™ app at the GRDC Updates conference in Perth today. (26 February 2018)
Changing climate has stalled Australian wheat yields: study
The following article, originally published in The Conversation in 2017, explains some of the background work behind Graincast™.
More on CSIRO’s Graincast™ and Digiscape
More information about CSIRO's Graincast™ and the Digiscape Future Science Platform. (22 February 2018)