Topic: smarter irrigation

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 […]

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 […]