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SIP2 - Key learning sites southern (making the most of water) - Alex Schultz

This investment demonstrates and extends the use of automated surface irrigation layouts to improve efficiency of water use. The project will investigate a range of irrigation management strategies including the timing of, and intervals between, irrigations as well as paddock top up targets to improve irrigation management in a cotton crop. Key learning sites at four locations will showcase best irrigation practice and return per megalitre of water for irrigators.

Project date

15 Jan 2020-15 Feb 2022
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Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia, formerly known as Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), are an organisation that proudly focuses on the …

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Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
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    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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