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Case Study Tag: Irrigation

Precision irrigation delivers quality Onion crop

Placing two probes near the emitter, Sentek and Seminis agronomists could monitor moisture levels through the profile. The insights supported confident decision making, with the water applied keeping levels within the optimal range of moisture for plant growth. Heading in to harvest, the soil profile was gradually dried out, ensuring quality and reducing the risk of fungal disease.


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From Premium to Ultra-Premium Winegrapes

Wirra Wirra use Sentek technologies in their Shiraz vineyards to manage irrigation scheduling at the critical stages of grape development.
The insights from EnviroSCAN soil moisture probes, viewed in IrriMAX software, enable the viticulture team to confidently manage irrigations rates to achieve the flavour profile needed for premium wines.


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Pulse irrigation in Almonds

Using multiple Sentek probes to measure soil moisture changes and results when using the pulse irrigation method to try and push water laterally, to increase the volume of soil that is irrigated.


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2D tools provide advanced analysis

Using the Sentek agronomic toolkit, Alejandro Dieste from CDTEC was able to undertake a more complex analysis of a Blueberry plants – by looking at the Soil Moisture, Temperature, and Salinity both vertically and laterally.


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Insights vs Instincts: Making The Right Irrigation Decisions

Joe Cook, a lucerne grower based in Keith, South Australia talks about his irrigation management, which involves combining Sentek probe data with the guidance of his skillful Sentek distributor Alpha Group Consulting. Joe explains the challenges he faces and how this management style has helped with changing his irrigation strategy throughout one season due to the different stages observed in lucerne.


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