28 August 2014, 12:00AM

The reasons are clear - when you convert to mechanical move irrigation, you're using a proven method of conserving water and improving your investment in time, labour, fertiliser and chemicals, while virtually  eliminating deep percolation and runoff.

Inefficiencies of flood irrigation are:

  • uneven application
  • excess water runoff
  • high labour demand

If you want to learn more about the benefits of centre pivot and lateral move irrigation,