Topic: centre pivot

Installing spray irrigation systems – Is it worth it?

Wednesday 24 October 2018
10.45 am – 1pm
Waverly Pastoral – Alex and Olivia McArthur
292 Bundalaguah Rd, Maffra
Alex and Olivia McArthur of Waverly Pastoral are a part of a growing dairy enterprise undergoing extensive capital growth. The McArthurs have a strong focus on improving efficiencies and production, whilst reducing overall costs within […]

The design of a Centre Pivot or Lateral Move irrigator

System design can vary greatly for Centre Pivot or Lateral Move (CPLM) irrigation systems. Variations in design can have a large effect on capital and operating costs. Paddock shape, soil type, local climate, crops to be grown and power source will all influence design requirements. Understanding these design requirements for […]

Planning a Centre Pivot or Lateral Move system

When planning a Centre Pivot or Lateral Move (CPLM) system the following aspects need to be considered at the planning stage:

Physical location (area, shape, topography, soil type)
Water supply (flow rate, supply location, quality and quantity)
Irrigable area (area to be developed, system capacity)

Land area: A typical centre pivot system has a […]

Centre Pivot or Lateral Move – what to consider?

Centre Pivot and Lateral Move (CPLM) irrigation systems have many advantages over surface irrigation systems. However careful consideration regarding system design, as well as adequate system maintenance and management, is essential to achieving these benefits.  The following points need to be considered when installing CPLM systems:
Advantages and disadvantages of […]

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training workshop

Agriculture Victoria – in conjunction with Sapphire Irrigation Consulting and Nelson Irrigation, will be running the following one and one-half day workshop for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in centre pivot irrigation management.
Topics covered, will include:
– Key componenets of centre pivot and lateral move (CPLM) systems
– […]

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training workshop

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move – 2 day training workshop

WHEN: Tues 24th and Wed 25th July  2018
WHERE: Conference Room, DEDJTR building, 26 Wellington Road, Kerang VIC 
COURSE FEE:  $820 + GST Member, or $1210 + GST Non Member
SUBSIDISED COST: $150.00 + GST to Irrigators in the NCCMA Irrigation Region.  
To find out if you qualify, please contact Matthew Hawken, […]

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training course

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move 2 day training course – Tatura VIC (Shepparton Irrigation Region only)

Centre pivots and lateral moves (CPLM) have the potential to offer greater control and flexibility of irrigation management. Growers are seeing the many possible advantages for their businesses including potential yield improvements, reduced labour, more control of […]