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Opportunities for solar powered pumping

Opportunities for solar powered pumping

There are as many opportunities for using solar power for agricultural water pumping as there are pumping tasks.  The pumping task can be small, for example to replace a windmill on a remote stock watering point, or it could be...
Published 16th Oct 2016
Solar PV powered pumping solutions: Technical background

Solar PV powered pumping solutions: Technical background

A typical solar powered pumping system contains the following equipment: a solar array, which converts sunlight into electricity; system controllers, which control the array and the pump; an electric motor, which drives the pump; and a water pump...
Published 15th Oct 2016
The Design Process

The Design Process

A correctly specified and installed solar powered irrigation solution can provide long and trouble free service and excellent return on investment.  When assessing feasibility, size and configuration, key factors...
Published 14th Oct 2016
Water efficiency benefits of using compost

Water efficiency benefits of using compost

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Published 26th Oct 2016
Demand trends for beef in China

Demand trends for beef in China

Increasing demand for beef The OECD assesses that beef will be the fastest-growing import sector in China in coming years (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2016). The chart below shows the volume amount and...
Published 28th Oct 2016
Installing and commissioning a solar PV system

Installing and commissioning a solar PV system

Solar PV systems must be installed safely by a licensed electrician in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. We recommend using an accredited solar installer with an established track record and good after sales service. We also...
Published 13th Oct 2016
Maintaining a Solar PV system

Maintaining a Solar PV system

Solar generation systems require little maintenance. There are some procedures that might be required, however; these may include:   Solar module cleaning: The solar modules should have been installed with...
Published 12th Oct 2016
Costing a solar powered pumping solution

Costing a solar powered pumping solution

In this section, we include a summary of the key criteria that should be used to guide your decision-making process and the comparative influence each is likely to have on your final decision. Understanding the various pricing aspects that make...
Published 10th Oct 2016
What is 'next-generation' compost'?

What is 'next-generation' compost'?

'Next-generation compost' is a generic term used to describe commercial compost products that have been amended with a nutrient source, primarily to compensate for nitrogen immobilisation, and that meet the Australian Standard for compost used in food production.
Published 24th Nov 2016
Tips for growers: using compost made from recycled organics

Tips for growers: using compost made from recycled organics

This factsheet provides commercial vegetable farmers with background information to make Next Gen compost. It is one in a series developed by AgInnovators to foster the uptake of recycled green waste as compost.
Published 24th Nov 2016

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