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Field day – Reuse systems and upgraded flood irrigation – Denison
When: 17 October 2018 @ 10:45 am - 1:30 pm
Where: Wai Nui Farms
Organiser: Alexis Killoran
Wednesday 17 October 2018
10.45am – 1.30pm
Zane & Burnie Carnachan – Wai Nui Farms
616 Sale-Toongabbie Rd, Denison
Zane and Bernie have been working towards upgrading their on-farm irrigation infrastructure since moving on to the farm. They’ve installed a reuse system servicing 130ha and converted 63ha to best practice high flow flood irrigation.
Was it worth it? Come along and find out.
Elizabeth Shotter from EFS Consulting will be presenting the findings of the projects and Zane and Bernie will share the lessons they’ve learnt.
“The labour unit has better than halved since the upgrades.” Zane Carnachan.
10:45am – Meet for a cuppa at reuse system on Sale-Toongabbie Rd
11am – Farm walk to look at reuse system and updated flood irrigation with discussion on the total cost of the project, water saved, and lessons learnt.
12pm – BBQ lunch provided
1pm – Finish by approx. 1pm
For further information:
Contact the Agriculture Victoria irrigation team Maffra – Khan, Alexis, Janice or Sarah on (03) 5147 0800.