Designing an irrigation system: what you need to know

Designing an irrigation system: what you need to know

This is a presentation given by irrigation consultant Lex McMullin at the Water and Energy Efficiency Field Day for Flower Growers, Tuesday 21 May 2019, at Currey Flowers in Karalee, Queensland. It covers topics such as the costs of an … Continued
Factors affecting pump efficiency in flower farming

Factors affecting pump efficiency in flower farming

A pump is literally the heart of an irrigation system, and there are a number of factors affecting the pump that contribute to the overall efficiency of the system. When considering pump efficiency, it can be helpful to remember that, … Continued
Still growing strong

Still growing strong

Case Study from ‘Top of the Range Flowers’ on changes in the industry over the last fifteen years.
National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association – Environmental control

National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association – Environmental control

Greenhouse Environment Control Considerations provides an introduction to the many options available in greenhouse controls. This document was prepared by NGMA members to familiarize you with the control technology available from our members, and assist in understanding the value of environment controls … Continued
Improving irrigation efficiency for in-ground flowers: Village Roses

Improving irrigation efficiency for in-ground flowers: Village Roses

Case study from irrigation assessment and improvements at Village Roses, North Queensland. Key messages: • Irrigation pump energy efficiency was improved by 22% • Irrigation energy use per megalitre was decreased by 28% • Irrigation costs were reduced by 27%, or $222/annum … Continued