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Thinking of investing in a grid-connected or hybrid solar-diesel pumping system? Before you open your wallet, ensure you're buying the best system for your needs by completing NSW Farmers’ new, free checklists for solar irrigation quotes.
QUT will head up the research on a $14 million national project that aims to further Australia’s burgeoning bioproducts industry and help win the global war on waste.
A revolutionary nanotech film developed by researchers at the Electron Science Research Institute in Perth promises to power next-gen greenhouses that can grow food sustainably and self-sufficiently virtually anywhere on Earth.
Researchers at the University of Lancaster have developed a breakthrough one-step process for turning spent coffee grounds that would otherwise end up in landfill into clean, green, cost-effective biofuel.
A former power-station engineer spent $60,000 upgrading his dairy operation in the Strzelecki foothills to solar – but by reducing the farm’s annual power bill to under $1,000, it’s set to pay for itself in just a few years.
Once the solar feed-in tariff ends in December 2016, NSW vineyard Jarrett’s Wines will need to redeploy the power generated by its solar PV arrays. Planned solar battery storage, electric vehicles, integrated pumps and a new coolroom could save the business $10,000-$40,000 p.a.
Sundrop Farms’ high-tech hydroponic fruit and vegetable production system eliminates the need for fertile soil, groundwater or grid electricity supplies, greatly reducing input costs and environmental risks.
Australia lags well behind Canada and much of Europe but is ahead of the US, according to a new index that compares nations' performance on the SDGs adopted by the UN last September.
Get practical advice and tips on solar-powered pumping from irrigator Andrew Gill, pump expert Jim Purcell and former ABC Rural journo Bruce Reynolds at this trio of free hour-long teleconferences in August.
Australia’s economy may have ridden on the sheep’s back but the colonies’ first export was actually Eucalyptus oil.