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Water No Longer Scarce On The Port Hills

Water No Longer Scarce On The Port Hills

25 July 2017

The Port Hills above Christchurch are often tinder dry so improving access to water for stock and recreational users is a high priority for the city council. WaterForce was recently asked to install a new 3.3km pipeline along Summit Rd and an extra 25,000L storage tank to help improve the stock...

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Safeguarding Your Avocado Investment

Safeguarding Your Avocado Investment

12 July 2017

Irrigation and frost protection are two key factors for all orchardists but when you’re new to the industry, there’s a lot to learn and consider. Peter Shaw turned to WaterForce for help this year after buying a small avocado orchard near Aongatete. With 200 mature avocado trees to...

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Growing Demand for Green Wash Systems

Growing Demand for Green Wash Systems

4 July 2017

Washing down your dairy shed yard with recycled water can save you thousands of litres of fresh water every time you milk – that’s why Green Wash systems are becoming increasingly popular. Our Winton branch installer, Brad Marshall, has worked on several this year including one on...

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ICON1 Smart Panels for Irrigation Management Save Valuable Time, Money

ICON1 Smart Panels for Irrigation Management Save Valuable Time, Money

27 June 2017

Scott Everidge in Dooly County, Ga., is a second-generation farmer who works with his mother, step-dad and two uncles. He grows cotton, peanuts, corn, wheat and soybeans on approximately 3,000 acres. When Scott got the opportunity to try out the Valley ICON1 smart panel for center pivot irrigation...

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WaterForce attends the Organic Wine Growers of NZ Conference

WaterForce attends the Organic Wine Growers of NZ Conference

26 June 2017

This year WaterForce is a sponsor and is on site at the 2017 Organic Wine Growers of NZ conference. Held from June 26-28th of June, at the ASB Centre, Marlborough, the conference  will have the theme of Liquid, Life & Label, drilling into three significant topics. Water and...

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SCADAfarm, Water is a precious resource

SCADAfarm, Water is a precious resource

20 June 2017

The WaterForce and SCADAfarm teams aim to add value to your operation.  Whether it be through smart and functional system design and maintenance, or via our smart products delivering data to your desktop or iOS system; SCADAfarm Pivot SCADAfarm VRI SCADAfarm Soil Moisture SCADAfarm...

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Irrigation NZ Magazine available now

Irrigation NZ Magazine available now

16 June 2017

The Winter Edition of the INZ Magazine is available now - click here In this edition you will find a great range of information from INZ support partners. This includes detail on there Bucket test App as well as an article around something a little different, our very own Paul...

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Mystery Creek Fieldays 2017

Mystery Creek Fieldays 2017

7 June 2017

Come and visit us at the 2017 Fieldays to talk to one of our industry leading experts. Come and see the latest control panels from Valley,  you can find us at site number PB33 for some Fielday Deals. We look forward to seeing you...

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Landwise 2017- Are we ready for Automation?

Landwise 2017- Are we ready for Automation?

19 May 2017

LandWISE was formed in 1999 to co-ordinate on-farm research and development, primarily in the vegetable and arable cropping industries. In 2003, LandWISE became an incorporated society with charitable status with its prime objective being provide leadership and support for the development and...

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New Research Shows How Much Water VRI Can Save

New Research Shows How Much Water VRI Can Save

12 May 2017

Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) has continued to show New Zealand farmers good return on their investment. With potential savings in water, nutrient, and lower track/farm maintenance costs, alongside improved crop production VRI has a lot to offer for a wide range of New Zealand...

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