7 June 2016, 10:47AM

Oversized pumps waste energy Energy used in irrigation can account for upwards of 50% of a farm’s total energy bill. Pump duties are often overestimated at the design stage of an...

30 March 2016, 10:26AM

NSW Sustaining the Basin: Irrigated Farm Modernisation Round 7 After 6 successful funding rounds, irrigators in the NSW Border Rivers, Lower Namoi and Barwon Darling catchments can now apply for funding under...

18 February 2016, 03:11PM

Advancements in technology over the past few decades have brought significant energy and water efficiencies to vital infrastructure. One example is at Taronga Western Plains Zoo which used TEAM Irrigation to...

3 June 2015, 12:00AM

Pump efficiency deteriorates over time, leading to energy wastage. Efficiency losses of between 5 and 15% can occur after 10 years of operation. When pumps are maintained to restore efficiency...

23 April 2015, 12:00AM

Pumping efficiency tests have found that many pumps are operating inefficiently and costing growers more than is required. The most common reasons for inefficient pump operation included worn impellers, poor...

28 August 2014, 12:00AM

The reasons are clear - when you convert to mechanical move irrigation, you're using a proven method of conserving water and improving your investment in time, labour, fertiliser and chemicals,...

9 April 2014, 12:00AM

TEAM Irrigation’s rapid response to breakdown calls and their focus on client needs has proven a winning formula for Dunedoo mixed farmer James Frampton. James runs ‘Talbragar Park’ as part of...

26 March 2014, 12:00AM

Centre pivot saving time and money on ‘Binda’, Narromine A new 3-span, 196-metre centre pivot is saving time and money for Narromine farmers Ian and Andrew Roberts. The Roberts family operates a...

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