Demonstrate Technology

A number of organisations are using the MicroFarm to demonstrate technology options. We encourage this as it links technologists and farmers and  helps two way communication.

Service Sponsors
Drumpeel Farms donated our linear move irrigator – our principle irrigation and a critical resource
WaterForce provided the wheels and Nelson and Komet sprinklers for our linear irrigator
ThinkWater and Netafim provided and installed materials and controls for a buried drip irrigation demonstration in Paddock 2.
HydroServices monitors our crops' soil moisture status with neutron probe technology. Weekly monitoring and irrigation recommendations are provided to ensure we can manage our water resource sustainably. Updated reports published here>
HortPlus provides our weather data on our customisedweather page
Streats provided an Aquaflex unit being used to monitor soil moisture viathe on-site weather station