Topic: evapotranspiration

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 Evapotranspiration?
Potential evapotranspiration is calculated from a number of other […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Macalister Irrigation District

Macalister ETo Update
6 to 13 February 2019

Flood irrigation interval for the last week was 10 days
Spray irrigators needed to have applied on average 28 mm of irrigation water for the week
The predicted weekly pasture water use for the MID in the next week is 35 mm
Lake Glenmaggie is at 40%

* These figures are […]

Weekly Irrigation Requirements – Northern Victoria

 
 
 
Thursday 14 February 2019
Weekly Irrigation Requirement$ Summary – Driving Water Productivity
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) information to assist with improved irrigation scheduling for top yields and high water productivity.
IRRIGATION SCHEDULING TOOL

The interactive scheduling tool helps you determine the most productive timing for the next irrigation for your unique […]

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 […]

Irrigating in a dry season

In the Macalister Irrigation District, lessons from previous dry seasons have highlighted the need to plan and make early decisions and then monitor and adjust as you go along.
Plan early and consider contingencies
Key points to consider during a dry irrigation season include:
 Do a water budget
Will you have enough irrigation water […]

What to know about Evapotranspiration and how to use it to schedule irrigations

Evapotranspiration provides a relatively objective and reliable estimate of the water requirements of actively growing plants in a farm situation. Evapotranspiration information can be used by irrigators to more accurately schedule irrigations to help achieve top yields and improve water productivity.
What is Evapotranspiration?
Evapotranspiration is an estimate of the loss of […]