Getting The Most Out Of A Centre Pivot Or A Linear Move System

GRDC - Dennis Watson (Agriculture Victoria)

Type: Research Paper
Knowledge level: Advanced

Farm Table says:

The authors of this paper note in the conclusion: “Pumping from a deep bore compared to a river diversion will have a different cost. Some values change throughout the year such as the water price.”.   Please access the full paper via the link below if this research interests you.

The take home messages from this GRDC funded research are below. Please access the full paper via the link below for methodology, references, acknowledgements and discussion.

Take home messages from the paper include:

  • Ensure the system is designed right at the start.
  • Ensure the system can apply the right amount of water.
  • Understand the changing costs of running the system, compared to the value of the crop.
  • Ensure the machine is working as it is meant to and as you thought it would.

 

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