What is irrigation scheduling? Irrigation scheduling is how often and how long irrigation water is applied to a crop with an irrigation system. Irrigation scheduling is one of the easiest ways to improve water use efficiency when growing a flower … Continued
A pump is literally the heart of an irrigation system, and there are a number of factors affecting the pump that contribute to the overall efficiency of the system. When considering pump efficiency, it can be helpful to remember that, … Continued
Evaluation of Grafted Wildflowers The findings from this project contribute valuable information for the development of the wildflower industry through the use of grafted wildflowers for cut flower production. Flower growers, plant propagators and consumers will benefit from the uptake of the … Continued
IDEMP-sample-040515 An irrigation, drainage and energy management plan for nursery production.
6. Ergonomics One of the major causes of ergonomic problems is manual handling which leads to back, joint and muscle problems. Manual handling means any activity requiring the use of human force to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or … Continued
farm_family_handbook This handbook has three easy lists for you to use and keep for future use. Start by using the checklists to identify the most difficult pressures to deal with on your farm. Plan to do the checklist each 12 … Continued
13. Farm Chemicals Hazardous Substances Regulations under these Acts have been adopted in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Tasmania. These are based on national standards, and require hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control … Continued
Flowershydroponic Minimising the risk of disease is the prime consideration for a hydroponic cut flower farm using recycled water.
Safe use of Quads and Side by Side Vehicles on Australian Farms Revised 2016 Incidents involving quads are now the leading cause of injury death on Australian farms. Farmers who are employers or in control of the farm workplace have … Continued
11. Safety in the Farm Workshop This publication aims to provide practical guidelines for employers and workers to improve and ensure the safety of those who work in farm workshops, and those who are in the vicinity of areas where fabrication, machinery … Continued