Topic: Agriculture Victoria

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training course

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training course – Tatura VIC (Shepparton Irrigation Region only)

Centre pivots and lateral moves (CPLM) have the potential to offer greater control and flexibility of irrigation management. Growers are seeing the many possible advantages for their businesses including potential yield improvements, reduced labour, more control of […]

Drip Irrigation Course

Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
Topics covered are;

Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and discharge
Drip system maintenance – flushing, […]

Drip Irrigation Course

Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
Topics covered are;

Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and discharge
Drip system maintenance – flushing, […]

Drip Irrigation Course

Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
Topics covered are;

Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and discharge
Drip system maintenance – flushing, […]

Drip Irrigation course

Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
Topics covered are;

Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and discharge
Drip system maintenance – flushing, […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Macalister Irrigation District

Macalister ETo Update
13th April to 19th April 2018
Cowwarr’s weather data is missing for this week so we have used our 2 local weather stations to calculate the ETo.

Flood irrigation interval for the last week was 14 days
Spray irrigators needed to have applied on average 18.2 mm of irrigation water for the week
The predicted weekly […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Northern Victoria

 
 
 
 
Friday 20 April 2018
Weekly Irrigation Requirement$ Summary – Driving Water Productivity
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) data to assist with improved irrigation scheduling for top growth rates and yields.
This interactive Irrigation Scheduling Tool helps you determine the most productive timing for the next irrigation for your unique circumstances.
Irrigation commentary
Recent water […]

Managing horticultural crops with less water

Irrigators may be faced with reduced water allocations at some stage in the future. In this situation a range of decisions may need to be made including:

       the purchase of additional water (at a likely elevated value);
       prioritise water onto preferred patches;
       giving other patches reduced volumes with consequent reductions […]

Agriculture Victoria Irrigation resources

Pipes and Risers

Irrigation is the artificial application of water to land for the purpose of agricultural production. Effective irrigation will influence the entire growth process from seedbed preparation, germination, root growth, nutrient utilisation, plant growth and regrowth, yield and quality.
The key to maximising irrigation efforts is uniformity. The producer has a lot […]