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Low-cost drip irrigation – representative economic analysis, Burdekin region

The report uses representative scenarios of farms in the Burdekin to investigate the economic feasibility of installing and operating low-cost drip irrigation. In particular, the study examines the investment required to install drip irrigation, the growing expenses associated with operating furrow and drip irrigation systems, and the yield improvement necessary for an investment into drip to breakeven.

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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 04 December 2020


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