TITLE

Early start to irrigation

AUTHOR(S)
Davey, Bill
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for early irrigation, according to farmer Bill Davey of New Zealand. Davey grows a wide range of crops including wheat, barley and vining peas. In this article, he mentions the early irrigation of his farm due to a period of sustained north-west wind. Mindful of their annual water allocation, he reveals that they are reliant on soil moisture probe readings to dictate when and how much water to apply. Moreover, he also scrutinizes fungicides recommendations for ryegrass seed crops and cereals.
ACCESSION #
23297211

 

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