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Thinking of investing in a grid-connected or hybrid solar-diesel pumping system? Before you open your wallet, ensure you're buying the best system for your needs by completing NSW Farmers’ new, free checklists for solar irrigation quotes.
Under the federal government’s Interim Great Artesian Basin Infrastructure Investment Program, a cool AU$8 million will flow to projects conserving water across regional and remote parts of NSW, Queensland, SA and NT – with NSW projects first off the block.
A Spanish start-up has developed sophisticated nanotechnology that it claims can reduce agricultural water usage by up to half – and lessen the need for pesticides and fertiliser, too.
Water and waste: reduce and reuse’ was the theme of this year’s World Water Week. Check out some of the highlights here, including an update on water-saving commitments made by the corporations recognised in last year’s AgWater Challenge.
The Egyptian inventor of an innovative water-conserving machine claims it cuts by half the amount of water needed in rice cultivation, offering significant benefits to Egypt, whose share of Nile water is threatened by the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam – and to farmers globally grappling with water scarcity.
A new smartphone app developed to help wine-grape growers ascertain the water status of their vines is being trialled across Australia.
Primary producers in the state’s Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area are set to benefit from an extra $25 million in government funding for on-farm water infrastructure projects, following strong demand for a program that’s already improving water efficiency on 348 NSW farms.
With support from the Australian Government Reef Programme (AGRP, formerly Growcom’s Reef Rescue), Queensland growers are adopting new farming...