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New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

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.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd Mar 2018
$8m to flow to water-saving projects across Australia’s interior

$8m to flow to water-saving projects across Australia’s interior

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.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 1st Mar 2018
New nanotechnology could cut crops’ water use in half

New nanotechnology could cut crops’ water use in half

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.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 5th Oct 2017
World Water Week 2017 highlights

World Water Week 2017 highlights

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.
AgInnovators, Published 5th Oct 2017
Egyptian invention halves rice crop irrigation-water use

Egyptian invention halves rice crop irrigation-water use

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.
Mohamed El-Sayed, SciDev.Net, Published 28th Jul 2017
Can this smart new app help quench vines' thirst?

Can this smart new app help quench vines' thirst?

A new smartphone app developed to help wine-grape growers ascertain the water status of their vines is being trialled across Australia.
AgInnovators, Published 24th Jan 2017
$25m in extra cash flows to NSW's irrigation regions

$25m in extra cash flows to NSW's irrigation regions

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.
AgInnovators, Published 5th Oct 2016
Fertigating farmers improve efficiency, reduce run-off

Fertigating farmers improve efficiency, reduce run-off

With support from the Australian Government Reef Programme (AGRP, formerly Growcom’s Reef Rescue), Queensland growers are adopting new farming...
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd Feb 2015
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