Maximising returns from water in the Australian vegetable industry: South Australia Part – 1
This report is the second in a series on vegetable industry water use at state and national levels. This series outlines how water is used in the major vegetable production regions in Australia and details the current irrigation practices, water use efficiencies, and economics of the vegetable-growing industries in each state. The rate of irrigation technology improvements in the vegetable industry since the mid-1990s has been significant, and has come at a time of increased publicly funded incentive programs for improving irrigation efficiency on-farm. This series of reports details the investment made in technology to ensure maximum output and product quality from very megalitre used in vegetable production and processing.