Category: Irrigation Scheduling

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Macalister Irrigation District

Macalister ETo Update
7 to 13 September 2018

Flood irrigation interval for the last week was 14 days
· Spray irrigators needed to have applied on average 17.5 mm of irrigation water for the week
· The predicted weekly pasture water use for the MID in the next week is 24 mm

* These figures […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – North East Victoria

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – North East Victoria
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) data to assist with improved irrigation scheduling for top yields and high water productivity.
 

Note: To convert mm to megalitres /ha, divide by 100. Eg. 50mm = 0.5ML /ha
What is Potential Evaporanspiration?
Potential evapotranspiration is calculated from a number of other […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Northern Victoria

 
 
 
Thursday 13 September 2018
Weekly Irrigation Requirement$ Summary – Driving Water Productivity
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) data to assist with improved irrigation scheduling for top yields and high water productivity.
Irrigation scheduling tool
The attached interactive scheduling tool (mouse click) helps you determine the most productive timing for the next irrigation for […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Mallee

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Driving Water Productivity
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) data to assist with improved irrigation scheduling for top growth rates and yields for the Mallee region.
ETo graph and readings to week ending 02/09/2018

What is Potential Evaporanspiration?
Potential evapotranspiration is calculated from a number of other measurements such as […]

Using soil moisture information to schedule irrigations

As part of the Accelerating Change project in Northern Victoria, various soil moisture monitoring (SMM) devices were used over the last 3 years under surface irrigated pasture and other forages on farm to assist with improved irrigation timing.
Key learnings
SMM provides objective and useful information for irrigation scheduling and reduces the […]

What to know about Soil Moisture Monitoring

Soil Moisture Monitoring (SMM) devices provide information about the water status of soil. This information can be used to help you achieve top yields and maximise productivity from your water by being better able to plan when to irrigate and apply the right amount of water. SMM devices provide an […]