Articles tagged: Agriculture

Drought Relief Assistance Scheme for Queensland Primary Producers

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In Queensland, the state government aids primary producers suffering from drought. This aid is provided as financial assistance to help struggling farmers in drought declared areas to continue feeding their stock and installing infrastructure necessary to cope with the dry conditions. This article will explore one such ...

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Effective Irrigation by Understanding Your Crop

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In a related article, we looked at how you can know when to irrigate your crop by monitoring the water saturation levels in soil. Different crops have unique water needs, depending upon their growth stages and fruition times during the year. This article will explore three areas that you need to know in order to ...

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Calculating Soil Water Requirements in Crop Farming

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If you farm vegetables, growing crops, then ensure adequate water in irrigation is important for an increased and high quality harvest. The amount of water required to supplement your crop depends on the water requirements of the plants, local climate and soil conditions. Knowing how much water needs adding allows you ...

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Calculating Livestock Water Requirements for Your Farm

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If you work a farm with livestock, planning for your necessary stock water is just as important as feed supplies. Ensuring your stock has adequate water at all times, especially during the hot Australian summer when livestock require more water, is evidently important. To correctly plan requires knowing your properties ...

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Calculating Your Farm Water Usage Requirements

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Careful water planning is essential before investing in your farm and costly constructions. This planning means performing a detailed water audit for your farm, calculating your farm water requirements and then working out appropriate water sources that you can tap into. This article is intended to help farmers calcula ...

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