Energy Savers
Burdekin River

Burdekin Produce Crop and Cane Farm

Proposed
50
Proposed Energy Savings
Industry
Horticulture
Product
Produce crops and sugar cane
Location
Burdekin
Irrigation
Drip and micro irrigation
Pumps
Centrigual
Solution
Proposed: Variable speed control

Farm profile

The farm and retail store operate inland from Ayr on the Burdekin River. With a mean annual rainfall of 763mm, the farm cultivates various produce crops as well as sugar cane.

A trickle irrigation system with one main electric pump is used on the home block and a diesel pump on the back block. Water is accessed from SunWater.

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