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Farmer groups have been formed across the areas of Bothwell, Jericho, Oatlands, Tunbridge, Campbelltown and Hagley.

Rigorous benchmarking will be used to support farmer groups to set productivity goals for yields and inputs for both cropping and pasture-based farming systems.

Farmer groups will set goals for improving irrigation management,and develop and share strategies for meeting these goals across their region.

By sharing information on cropping and investment decisions with each other, farmers will improve the prosperity of their regions.

View the videos below to hear about the value of the program for the farmers.

Piers Dumaresq from Mount Ireh Estate, Water for Profit Participant

Scott Colvin from Blackwood Creek, Water for Profit Participant

Six case studies were undertaken to determine the level of impact Water for Profit had on individual participants in the program. A summary table of the information collected can be downloaded here.