An efficient irrigation system operating to industry best practice provides an opportunity to obtain real operational and economic benefits. An efficient overhead irrigation system should apply the water at the appropriate application rate. evenly across the crop and apply water evenly accross the production area, minimising dry spots. The performance of an overhead irrigation system…
In this month’s Nursery Paper NGIA Environmental & Technical Policy Manager, Dr Anthony Kachenko provides an overview of carbon footprinting and explains how best to utilise NurseryFootprint in a production nursery environment.
How efficient is your business water management? A detailed water audit should include a full evaluation of your current irrigation system and irrigation management practices.
The Portable Weight Based Scheduling Tool has been developed to assist growers in Nursery Production obtain a better understanding of their irrigation scheduling options to improve on-farm water use efficiency.