Key messages: • Irrigation pump energy efficiency was improved by 22% • Irrigation energy use per megalitre was decreased by 28% • Irrigation costs were reduced by 27%, or $222/annum • Estimated payback period on the changes implemented is less than 12 months.
Kely messages: • All good irrigation design starts at the end. • First, calculate the maximum amount of water that needs to be applied. • Then, decide on the time period within which the water needs to be applied. • Make allowances … Continued
Key messages: • After determining the flow rate required to meet crop water use, the next step is selecting the emitter. • A hydraulic analysis helps in determining the size of pipes required for sufficient pressure. • The speed that water flows … Continued
Career opportunities in Lifestyle horticulture.
A Survey conducted from 1 -30 November 2013 through surveymonkey.com. The survey had 8 questions, about florists’ attitudes and behaviour when buying products for their business.
2012 FAQI information Brochure
Part 3 of the series explores the background to the issue and the industry’s opinions and experiences about imports, via the literature and direct discussions with the industry. Statistics on flower and foliage imports, exports and domestic production have also … Continued
A desktop research study to collect, analyse and interpret existing data on the volumes of imported and domestic cut flower and foliage products. By examining the data and comparing the numbers, the aim was to develop a better understanding of … Continued
Final Report overviewing proceedings.