Research & Extension

Irrigated Cropping Council partner with leading organisations to deliver high quality research and extension to provide local relevant information for growers.

Key projects in 2020 include:
  • Optimising Irrigated Grains with FAR Australia, funded by GRDC
  • Irrigated Discussion Groups, funded by GRDC
  • Smarter Irrigation for Profit - Phase 2 - Wheat Demonstration, Funded by Rural Development Corporations (grains, rice, cotton, dairy and sugar), through funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture
  • Increasing soil carbon to ameliorate compaction in irrigated soils - Goulburn Broken CMA and the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.
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Optimising Irrigated Grains

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Smarter Irrigation for Profit - Phase 2

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Increasing soil carbon

Resources

To irrigate or not?

Handy spreadsheet to help growers calculate the gross margins of watering different crops at varying water prices.

High yielding Wheat

Handy tool to help growers to work out the optimal time to irrigate to maximise wheat yields.

Irrigation Scheduling

Handy guide to help growers to monitor soil moisture and irrigated on time.