Ceres fruit growers benefit from water-saving practices

Ceres fruit growers have adjusted farming practices after experiencing drought and extremely high temperatures during the 2016 season. These practices include:

  • Soil moisture probes
  • Satellite-based technology
  • Replacing sprinklers with micro systems (saving 3 000 m³/ha on one farm)
  • Removing alien invasive species
  • Mulching around the trees

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