Agricultural case studies

Changes to production process, climate control systems and pumps are some of the ways agricultural business and primary producers are saving energy and materials.

Worker holding a barramundi at an aquaculture facility

Mainstream Aquaculture

Mainstream Aquaculture had previously carried out a resource assessment looking at their main material input, fish feed. The assessment recommended that the business conduct a study of factors that influence feeding regimes. They received Resource Assessment Pro funding to conduct feeding regime trials.

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Rows of trees at an apple orchard

Oakmoor Orchards

Oakmoor Orchard is around 250ha of modern orchard at Ardmona near Shepparton in Victoria. An overhead, evaporative cooling system reduced heat stress damage to apples by 80% saving $47,000 per year.

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