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Centre Pivot and Lateral Move – 2 day workshop

When: June 25 @ 8:30 am - June 26 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Agriculture Victoria Kerang
Organiser: Agriculture Victoria

Workshop Overview

Centre pivot and lateral move (CPLM) irrigation systems have the potential to deliver benefits including improved yield, reduced labour and increased water use efficiency. This course outlines
the important design considerations to achieve these benefits as well as the ongoing maintenance, monitoring and operation required for system longevity.
This course is for farmers considering installation of a CPLM irrigation system or those with an existing system aiming to optimise performance and management.

Topics covered

Participants in the course will learn and understand:
• The key design considerations for an efficient CPLM system with uniform application
• The financial considerations associated with the purchase and operation of a CPLM
• Planning considerations when installing a CPLM
• The key measures and indicators of CPLM system performance
• Technology options including variable application rate, end guns and sprinkler packs
• Irrigation scheduling and operation for improved agronomy
• Energy efficiency considerations

Key trainer:

Peter Smith, Sapphire Irrigation Consulting
Peter has a strong background in irrigation systems and management. He delivers training courses nationally and has a strong commitment to building skills for a resilient
irrigation sector.

Workshop details


June 25 & 26, 2024

Agriculture Victoria Office – Kerang

Contact: Adam Taylor 0439 412 366


June 27 & 28, 2024

Shamrock Hotel – Numurkah

Contact: Chris Pollard 0437 085 873


Wednesday June 19th

CentrePivotLateralMove course


June 25 @ 8:30 am
June 26 @ 4:00 pm
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Agriculture Victoria
03 5482 1922


Agriculture Victoria Kerang
26 Wellington St
Kerang, Victoria 3579 Australia
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