Water budgeting is very important as there is a direct correlation between water use and profitability. It is recommended that you record and understand your historical rice crop water use levels for each specific paddock before making sowing decisions. Strategies can be implemented to reduce crop water use.
For irrigated broad area agriculture on the Riverine Plain in the Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys.
This manual is a guide to recognising the soil groups, diagnosing soil problems and best practice soil management for broad area irrigation farmers on the Riverine Plain in the Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys.