The Commonwealth Govt has been considering options for the regulation of water intermediaries. They have recently released the regulation impact statement on this issue and have asked for submissions. IAL, after speaking to a number of its members, and the National Irrigation Council, has elected to make a submission
- Irrigation Australia Limited
- IAL Response to Regulation of Water Intermediaries Regulation ...
The WET Centre – a new irrigation technology centre of excellence, launches at Fruit Focus 2017
The new WET (Water Efficient Technology) Centre, based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, Kent, will be officially launched at Fruit Focus 2017 on the 19th July 2017. The Centre is being developed by NIAB EMR alongside the project’s commercial partners; Delta-T Devices, Berry Gardens Growers, Netafim UK, New Leaf Irrigation and CocoGreen, with further strategic support from Meiosis, Kent County Council and LEAF. The WET Centre houses an integrated portfolio of cutting edge growing techniques and trickle irrigatio...
Delta-T Devices teams with Netafim UK to provide innovative precision irrigation package for UK soft fruit growers
Delta-T Devices Ltd (Delta-T) has partnered with Netafim UK Ltd – to provide a complete precision irrigation package (with cloud data management) for commercial growers in the UK. The package will be supplied by Netafim UK, the market leading provider of irrigation solutions in the country, through its main dealer network. It can automatically control irrigation and monitor growing conditions. It will include Delta-T’s SM150T Soil Moisture and Temperature Sensor alongside their advanced GP2 Data...
Australia chosen as first country to launch Manna Irrigation Intelligence
Australia has been strategically chosen to be the first country to release Manna Irrigation Intelligence solution (a subsidiary of Rivulis), a revolutionary sensor-free software system designed to assist growers make better irrigation decisions. Using advanced satellite imaging technology, combined with real-time hyper-local weather, Manna Irrigation Intelligence makes complex agronomic and environmental calculations to provide irrigation recommendations, identify potential areas of under/over irrigation, and...
Irritec at Agritech Expo Zambia 2017
Irritec will be present to the Agritech Expo Zambia exhibition 2017, that will take place in Chisamba, Zambia, from the next 27th to 29th of April, at the GART Research Centre.The event aims to improve the agricultural and agri food development of Africa.Irritec will show drip irrigation systems and new irrigation technologies that guarantee an optimal crop growth without giving up water savings.Irritec will be glad to meet you in IRRIGATION ZONE, STAND A8.
Watering the world
Original story at MIT News Many farms in drought-prone regions of the U.S. rely on drip irrigation as a water-saving method to grow crops. These systems pump water through long thin tubes that stretch across farm fields. Hundreds of dime-sized drippers along the length of each tube trickle water directly onto a plant’s base. A farmer can control the timing and amount of watering, delivering only as much water as a crop requires. Drip irrigation can reduce a farm’s water consumption by as much as 60...