Managing wetlands in intensive agricultural systems

Managing wetlands in intensive agricultural systems

Managing wetlands on-farm and downstream wetlands. To ensure wetlands remain functional, farm practices sometimes need to be adjusted. In some instances, building or modifying wetlands can help with nutrient removal, sediment control and water re-use, among others.
Colored Shade Nets A New Agro-Technology

Colored Shade Nets A New Agro-Technology

Coloured shade nets Plants depend on light as their ultimate source of energy. Photosynthesis converts light energy into chemical energy required for plant growth and development. It is not surprising that plants are exquisitely sensitive to both the quality and … Continued
Increasing Adoption of Irrigation and Water Recycling Technologies in Australian Nurseries

Increasing Adoption of Irrigation and Water Recycling Technologies in Australian Nurseries

PA57134_Increasing_Adoption_of_Irrigation_and_Water_Recycling_Technologies_in_Australian_Nurseries The aim of this project was to identify and evaluate irrigation scheduling tools and techniques appropriate for use within container production nurseries and quantify water savings that can be achieved by utilising these. This would then be used to retrofit production nurseries … Continued
Determining optimum irrigation scheduling techniques for key wildflower crops

Determining optimum irrigation scheduling techniques for key wildflower crops

Final Report – Determining optimum irrigation scheduling techniques for key wildflower crops The Australian cut flower industry, like most Australian primary production, is reliant on water. The recent and prolonged drought in many parts of Australia has had a negative impact … Continued
Best Practise Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management

Best Practise Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management

best-practice-water-management The information provided within these “Best Practice Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management” is an example of such a collaborative approach, where suppliers have come together to pool their knowledge and experience, offering advice to help facilitate improved environmental performance in the … Continued