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Waterworth's Nursery Podcast Listen Off-Line

In this podcast Josh Waterworth from Waterworth’s Nursery, situated near Beerwah on the Sunshine Coast talks about the history of Waterworth’s Nursery, their journey with upgrading their irrigation system and propagation facilities, their latest developments and future plans, particularly around water use efficiency.

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Waterworth's Nursery Podcast Listen On-Line

In this podcast Josh Waterworth from Waterworth’s Nursery, situated near Beerwah on the Sunshine Coast talks about the history of Waterworth’s Nursery, their journey with upgrading their irrigation system and propagation facilities, their latest developments and future plans, particularly around water use efficiency.

 

[audio mp3="https://www.ngiq.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/Waterworths-Nursery-Podcast.mp3"][/audio]

 

 

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Waterwork Irrigation Scheduling Webinar

In this webinar you’ll learn about: plant water use, the link between nutrient and water management, how plant water use varies in different nursery environments, how water is held in growing media, how to schedule irrigation systems to match plant water use, how to measure plant water use, how to measure leachate volumes.

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Energy Savers Webinar

This webinar is part of the QFF Energy Savers Plus Program Extension (ESPPE) funded by the Queensland Government. It presents a brief overview of the findings across the whole program, with guest host, David Hunt from NGIQ, presenting an overview of the Nursery industry and findings from recent energy audits. David further discusses in detail propagation heating system types and discusses options to increase energy efficiency while reducing the costs of heating systems

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Flourish Plants Podcast - Listen off line

Flourish Plants are a well-known production nursery in North Queensland who produce a wide range of stock from seedlings to ornamental landscape lines. In this podcast Elaine Duncan talks about the history of Flourish Plants, their latest nursery developments and their future plans, particularly water use efficiency.

 

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Managing Drought in Plant Nurseries Workshop

The best time to prepare for a drought is before the event. In this workshop presentation we’ll give you information on some of the things you should consider when managing droughts that are affecting your business. Kerry Battersby Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland (NGIQ) - Drought risk management - 00:01:45. Erik Schmidt Center for Agricultural Engineering (CAE) – Evaporation mitigation - 00:27:10. Ben Walsh - BioRemedy – Managing water quality in water storages - 01:08:40.

 

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Flourish Plants Podcast Listen On-Line

Flourish Plants are a well-known production nursery in North Queensland who produce a wide range of stock from seedlings to ornamental landscape lines. In this podcast Elaine Duncan talks about the history of Flourish Plants, their latest nursery developments and their future plans, particularly water use efficiency.

[audio mp3="https://www.ngiq.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/Flourish-Plants-Podcast.mp3"][/audio]

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Energy Efficiency in Nursery Pumping

This webinar gives an insight into pump efficiency and setting up efficient pumping systems in production nurseries so you can ask appropriate questions and understand what an irrigation specialist is telling you.

 

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Advisor Accessible Nursery Information Sources

This webinar is the second in a two part series, showing the range of technical resources available to the Nursery Industry through advisors, and how the resources are used.

https://youtu.be/8zqRc0TfkUA

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Big Leaf Nursery Podcast Part 2 Listen on-line

Big Leaf Wholesale Nurseries is located at North Arm on the Sunshine Coast, and is operated by Kieran Studders and Greg and Jackie Phillpott, with a staff of 10. In this second podcast Kieran shares his experiences with moving the nursery to another site, and the improvements that have been made in irrigation and production efficiency.