Topic: Sunraysia

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, […]

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 […]

Maintaining a drip irrigation system for perennial horticulture

Irrigation systems only operate well if properly maintained. This is especially important for drip irrigation, as it is difficult to detect problems before crop health problems become obvious.
The most common problems with drip irrigation are:

emitter clogging
dripper component deterioration
system pressure mismanagement.

Regular maintenance and monitoring is the best way to identify and […]

Converting mature citrus to drip irrigation

Drip irrigation is a popular method of water application for citrus growers, for both: new developments and  converting established plantings. Converting mature citrus trees to drip irrigation creates a series of challenges that can be overcome if appropriate management practices are adopted.
Where an established orchard is converted to drip, […]