RWUE(4) is a 4 year program (2009-2013) funded by the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) to assist flower producers in far north Queensland to optimise water and energy use efficiency.
RWUE(4) provides growers with practical assistance to improve irrigation efficiency, manage water quality outcomes, and fertilizer inputs plus other farm management issues. The program objectives are to:
Participation in the program is free to flower growers in Regional Queensland.
June 2012 - includes Bundaberg Grower meeting update
As part of the new RWUE(4) project, FAQI will be assisting growers in optimising the use of their pumping system and in-field applications of water.
The pump evaluations will help growers to identify problems and potential improvements in their irrigation systems.
If you are
interested in a free pump and irrigation assessment