Topic: irrigation design

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 […]

Field day – Reuse systems and upgraded flood irrigation – Denison

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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 […]

Advanced Drip Irrigation Course

ADVANCED DRIP IRRIGATION COURSES
Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
DRIP IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT
Topics covered are:
Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and […]

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 […]

Advanced Drip Irrigation course

ADVANCED DRIP IRRIGATION COURSES
Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
DRIP IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT
Topics covered are:
Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and […]

Advanced Drip Irrigation course

ADVANCED DRIP IRRIGATION COURSES
Agriculture Victoria in conjunction with Netafim Australia, will be running the following half day workshops for irrigators who are looking to receive the latest information in drip irrigation management.
DRIP IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT
Topics covered are:
Drip system specifications – understanding designs and specification sheets
Drip system monitoring – measuring pressures and […]

Aspects to consider when choosing an irrigation system for horticulture

Irrigation system selection is an important aspect of setting up or upgrading horticultural enterprises. There are many different types of irrigation systems available, and in many cases there is no single best solution for any given situation.
Each irrigation system type has its advantages and disadvantages, depending on the situation, […]

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, […]