Research objectives It is commonly accepted that soil moisture is a critical factor in N emissions but there has been little emphasis on the management of fertiliser application and soil moisture. This study focused on the interaction between N fertiliser decisions and soil moisture content,…

Create more skilful multi-week seasonal forecasts of Australian climate at regional scales. We will measure how much POAMA-3 forecast skill has improved from POAMA-2. We will identify priority areas to improve POAMA, then trial them in POAMA-3. By conducting hindcasts, we will test the improvements for Australian regional forecast skill and ready them to be incorporated into POAMA-3.