Investment Details

PILOT

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GRDC Code: UOT1906-002RTX
Optimising farm scale returns from irrigated grains: maximising dollar return per megalitre of water

This investment will assist growers, advisers and the grains sector more broadly make informed decisions that maximise the economic return per megalitre of water from irrigating crops. The investment will generate an economic calculator that enables sensitivity analysis to quantify economic impacts of changes in water, commodity and input price and irrigation method at the whole farm scale, allowing growers to evaluate multiple cost: benefit scenarios concurrently.

WaterCan Profit overview

Simple methods for contrasting profitability

Whole farm optimiser

Irrigation investment

Scenario analysis of water price, grain price and seasonal climate outlook

Project start date:
01/06/2019
Project end date:
30/06/2023
Crop type:
All Crops
Region:
National
Organisation:
University of Tasmania
Key Investment Target:
3.2