Vic irrigators fear concerns not heard

Victorian irrigators have expressed concern about their views being accurately reflected in a consultant’s report on the socio-economic impact of taking further water for the environment.
Victorian irrigators have expressed concern about their views being accurately reflected in a consultant’s report on the socio-economic impact of taking further water for the environment.
Farmers in the Macalister Irrigation District have been warned that it is unlikely there will be any spill entitlement from Lake Glenmaggie this year.
23 Nov 18 Farmers in the Macalister Irrigation District have been warned that it is unlikely there will be any spill entitlement from Lake Glenmaggie this year.
Irrigators say addressing ongoing concerns about water policy, rather than the provision of physical projects, should be the incoming State government’s highest priority.
22 Nov 18 Irrigators say addressing ongoing concerns about water policy, rather than the provision of physical projects, should be the incoming State government’s highest priority.
New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
31 Aug 18 New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
The Smarter Irrigation for Profit (SIfP) Project was a successful three-year partnership between the dairy, sugar, rice and cotton industries that investigated and demonstrated practices to optimise water, energy and labour efficiencies, resulting in greater profits to irrigating businesses.
31 Jul 18 The Smarter Irrigation for Profit (SIfP) Project was a successful three-year partnership between the dairy, sugar, rice and cotton industries that investigated and demonstrated practices...
Murray Darling Basin communities had a win on Friday, with the council of interstate water ministers resolving to pursue off-farm water sources in the recovery of a 450 gigalitres bucket of ‘upwater’ which is required for the environment by 2024.
11 Jun 18 Murray Darling Basin communities had a win on Friday, with the council of interstate water ministers resolving to pursue off-farm water sources in the recovery of a 450 gigalitres bucket...
North-west Tasmanian farmers and agronomists say irrigating Australia’s largest dairy, Moon Lake Investments’ Van Dieman’s Land Farms, would significantly benefit production.
01 May 18 North-west Tasmanian farmers and agronomists say irrigating Australia’s largest dairy, Moon Lake Investments’ Van Dieman’s Land Farms, would significantly benefit production.
A sharp increase in demand for irrigation water in the Katunga area of northern Victoria has caused frustrating delays for farmers, as they try to establish fresh pastures.
05 Apr 18 A sharp increase in demand for irrigation water in the Katunga area of northern Victoria has caused frustrating delays for farmers, as they try to establish fresh pastures.
Irrigation efficiencies in dairyfarming, driven by the latest technological developments, will be among the areas featured at the 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition.
06 Mar 18 Irrigation efficiencies in dairyfarming, driven by the latest technological developments, will be among the areas featured at the 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference and...
As a nation-wide, multi-sector collaboration with cotton, rice and sugar, the Smarter Irrigation for Profit project has resulted in unprecedented knowledge and understanding of ways to increase water, energy and labour efficiencies on irrigated dairy farms.
16 Jan 18 As a nation-wide, multi-sector collaboration with cotton, rice and sugar, the Smarter Irrigation for Profit project has resulted in unprecedented knowledge and understanding of ways to...
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) needed to urgently increase the number of irrigation meters it tested and publish the results, according to the head of a northern water services committee.
29 Aug 17 Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) needed to urgently increase the number of irrigation meters it tested and publish the results, according to the head of a northern water services committee.
The Federal government is providing nearly $400,000 to encourage the development of innovative solutions to improve transparency and reliability of water market information.
11 Apr 17 The Federal government is providing nearly $400,000 to encourage the development of innovative solutions to improve transparency and reliability of water market information.
Irrigation systems in northern Victoria will receive an opening high-reliability water share determination on July 3.
05 Apr 17 Irrigation systems in northern Victoria will receive an opening high-reliability water share determination on July 3.
Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
24 Nov 16  1 Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
Gippsland’s Macalister Demonstration Farm has been chosen as the site for a national project, using an extended network of properties to see how to get the best results, no matter what irrigation system was used.
08 Nov 16 Gippsland’s Macalister Demonstration Farm has been chosen as the site for a national project, using an extended network of properties to see how to get the best results, no matter what...
WITH a new pivot irrigation system in place, Eight Mile Creek, South Australia, dairyfarmer James Mann is on the lookout for further savings.
01 Aug 16 WITH a new pivot irrigation system in place, Eight Mile Creek, South Australia, dairyfarmer James Mann is on the lookout for further savings.
A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
30 Jan 19 A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray...
Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture. 
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance...
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ABOUT TIME SOMEONE REALISED THE MILK INDUSTRY IS NEAR EXTINCT. tO PRODUCE MILK COSTS MONEY MUCH
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Hello Frank, I suspect that the air entry problems I have experienced in silage bales over the
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Hope they are ready for when the milk pool drops below 8 billion litres and stays there.
MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
23 Jan 19 MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori....
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...