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Low-cost drip irrigation – economic case study, Burdekin region

Grower case study examining the costs to install a drip irrigation system on a sugarcane farm in the Burdekin and the differences in growing costs between a furrow irrigation system and a drip irrigation system. Based on these costs, the study calculates the yield improvement needed to recover the investment into drip irrigation.

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First published date:
25 November 2016
Effective date:
25 November 2016
Last updated:
17 July 2018
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)

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Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland Government, Sugarcane economics - Irrigation and Drainage Management, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 30 November 2020


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