2021 Irrigation Insights

Irrigated Ag Conference

Due to COVID restrictions the 2021 event has been cancelled - see you in 2022!

This premier one day irrigated agriculture conference is designed to meet industry needs, provide growers with the new information and showcase the latest in on farm innovations.

ICC is proudly collaborating with rice, cotton and dairy industries with the purpose of building connections and synergies across irrigated agriculture.

The program has been designed by farmers and industry and focusses on key issues and opportunities for irrigated Ag businesses.


The program focusses on four key aspects of Irrigated Agriculture.
Gain insight into the modern water environment, how do growers operate in an everchanging environment with high prices and low allocations? Hear how growers adapting to water changing environments?
Dealing with complexities of water – how do you make the best decisions from year to year to best manage water to max efficiency and profitability? Improve your understanding of how to manage limited water and adapt and improve you system to maximise efficiency.
Grain, graze and forage – making it work? How are others successfully integrating enterprises and diversifying? What are the opportunities for the industries to work together to benefit all.
How will some the the big picture issues impact our farm businesses into the future. Gain valuable insight into carbon farming and social licence and how you can be proactive to stay in front of trends and opportunities.


Daryl Poole, Associate, RMCG

Dehne Vinnicombe, Calivil

Rob Houghton, Jerilderie


Lou Gall, Project Officer, Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association

Alex Schultz, Research Development Officer, NSW DPI

Andy McCallister, Senior Research Scientist, DJPR

Matt Champness, PhD Candidate, Deakin University

Nick O’Halloran, Senior Irrigation Officer, Agriculture Victoria


Michael Hughes, Pretty Pine

Dairy – Andrew Murphy, Kyabram

Cameron Robertson, Finley


Francois Visser Managing Director, Carbon Friendly Pty Ltd

Catherine Marriott, Chief Executive Officer Riverine Plains

Download the full program


Conference tickets
$70 ICC Member
$80 General
Includes conference notes, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea
Drinks can be purchased at bar prices

Sponsorship Opportunities

The unique conference brings experts, key thinkers and primary producers together to explore irrigated agriculture. Focusing purely on irrigation, it is an opportunity to be directly involved with your target audience.


Rich River Golf Club

Book directly with venue

03 5481 3333



Other accommodation close by

Cadell on the Murray

03 5482 4500



Murray River Resort

(03) 5480 9638


COVID Safe Policy

The conference will be operated in accordance with the NSW COVID restrictions and guidelines. It will operate under the Rich River Golf Club’s COVID safe policies and procedures.  Please note all delegates will need to sign in to the NSW QR code on entry, photo ID may be required.

Vic border bubble residents can travel into the NSW border bubble.  Keep up to date with the latest on border restrictions here




Conference Partners

Session Sponsors

Good Coffee Partner

Thanks to EagleI delegates can enjoy a barista coffee during the conference.

Trade Sponsors

SNF (Australia)

ICC Partners