5th Aug 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Smarter Irrigation for Profit - Phase II
Webinar: Using weather forecasting and soil information for irrigation decisions -The impact of improving irrigation decisions
Best practices to determine irrigation requirements and scheduling including three ways to generate a water budget using available technology:
- 1 - Water budgets –using freely available weather and soils information to build a water budget.
- 2 - IrriPasture – a free web based platform that uses local weather data to enhance water budgets and irrigation scheduling decisions
- 3 - SWAN systems – emerging technology that uses crop models, soil type, climate, season and irrigation system details to determine water and nutrient requirements and scheduling
- What are the features and cost benefits of these current and new technologies.
Dr James Hills, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Associate Professor Joe Foley, USQ
Ivor Gaylard, SWAN Systems
When: Wednesday 5th August,10.30 -11.30am AEST
Where: webinar via Zoom
Smarter Irrigation for Profit 2: What’s my yield gap? Maximising water productivity project is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment as part of its Rural R&D for Profit program and Dairy Australia.