Maximising the value of irrigation (MVI)

Publications

Blaschek M, Roudier P, Poggio M, Hedley CB 2019. Prediction of soil available water-holding capacity from visible near-infrared reflectance spectra. Scientific Reports 9: 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49226-6 (Open Access)

Brown H, Carrick S, Müller K, Thomas S, Sharp J, Cichota R, Holzworth D, Clothier B 2017. Modelling soil-water dynamics in the rootzone of structured and water-repellent soils. Computers & Geosciences 113:33-42.

Cichota R, Kelliher FM, Thomas SM, Clemens G, Fraser PM, Carrick S 2016. Effects of irrigation intensity on preferential solute transport in a stony soil. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 59: 141-155.

Drewry JJ, McNeill SJ, Carrick S, Lynn IH, Eger A, Payne J, Rogers G, Thomas SM. 2019. Temporal trends in soil physical properties under cropping with intensive tillage and no-till management. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/00288233.2019.1684323

Drewry JJ, Hedley CB, Ekanayake, J.  2019. Maximising the value of irrigation through improved use of soil resources and sensor technology. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 81: 223–230. https://doi.org/10.33584/jnzg.2019.81.376

Drewry JJ, Manderson AK, Hedley CB.  2019. Evaluation of irrigation strategies for arable farms to mitigate nitrogen loss using the Overseer model. In: Nutrient loss mitigations for compliance in agriculture. (Eds L.D. Currie and C.L. Christensen). http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 32. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 11 p. https://www.massey.ac.nz/~flrc/workshops/19/Manuscripts/Paper_Drewry_2019.pdf

Ekanayake JC, Hedley CB 2018. Advances in information provision from wireless sensor networks for irrigated crops. Wireless Sensor Network 10(04): 71-92.

Ekanayake J, Hedley CB 2017 Custom-built wireless sensor networks to monitor soil moisture. Paper accepted for oral presentation at the 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture (7ACPA), part of the Tri Conference event also including the 1st Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Pasture and Livestock Farms (1ACPLF), and Digital-Farmer and Grower 2017 (DFG17), 16 – 18 October, 2017, Hamilton, New Zealand.

El-Naggar AG, Hedley CB, Horne D, Roudier P, Clothier BE 2019. Soil sensing technology improves application of irrigation water. Agricultural Water Management: 105901.

El-Naggar A, Hedley C, Horne D, Roudier P, Clothier B 2017 Soil electrical conductivity imaging of the soil profile and its relationship to soil properties. Paper accepted for oral presentation at the 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture (7ACPA), part of the Tri Conference event also including the 1st Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Pasture and Livestock Farms (1ACPLF), and Digital-Farmer and Grower 2017 (DFG17), 16 – 18 October, 2017, Hamilton, New Zealand.

El-Naggar AG, Hedley CB, Horne DJ Roudier P 2016. Investigating geophysical methods to assess soil moisture profiles for precision irrigation scheduling. New Zealand and Australian Joint Soil Science Society Conference, Soil, a Balancing Act Down Under, Queenstown, NZ, 12–16 December 2016.

Gray CW, McDowell RW, Carrick S, Thomas S 2016. The effect of irrigation and urine application on phosphorus losses to subsurface flow. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 233: 425.431.

Hedley CB, Roudier P, Ekanayake J, Manderson A, El-Naggar A, McCarthy A, Werner A 2017 Precision technologies: maximizing the value of irrigation. Paper accepted for oral presentation at the 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture (7ACPA), part of the Tri Conference event also including the 1st Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Pasture and Livestock Farms (1ACPLF), and Digital-Farmer and Grower 2017 (DFG17), 16 – 18 October, 2017, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Hedley CB 2017 The Internet of Things – farm management - maximizing the value of your irrigation. Invited presentation to 4th New Zealand Future Farms Conference, 14 -15 March 2017, Palmerston North. https://www.conferenz.co.nz/events/4th-new-zealand-future-farms-conference

Hedley CB, Roudier P, Manderson A, Peterson P 2016. Proximal soil sensor surveys using gamma radiometrics assist delineation of precision management zones. New Zealand and Australian Joint Soil Science Society Conference, Soil, a Balancing Act Down Under, Queenstown, NZ, 12–16 December 2016.

Hedley CB, Ekanayake J, Roudier P, Brown H, Werner A, Yule I. 2014. Irrigation control: using field-based soil and crop sensors. Invited presentation to the Symposium “Advances in Sensor Systems for Modelling Evapotranspiration at Multiple Scales” at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual conference “Grand Challenges – Great Solutions”, Long Beach, California, USA, 1–5 November 2014.

McCarthy A, El-Naggar A, Roudier P, Hedley CB 2017 Site-specific irrigation using automated control and machine vision for horticulture corps in Queensland and New Zealand. Reviewed paper accepted for oral presentation to the Australian Agronomy Conference 24-28 September, 2017, Ballarat, Australia.

Mueller K, Carrick S, Meenken E, Hunter D, Rhodes P, Clemens G, Thomas S, 2016. Is subcritical water repellency an issue for efficient irrigation in arable soils? Soil and Tillage Research 161: 53–62.

Pollacco J, Hedley CB, Roudier P, Ekanayake J, Lilburne L 2016. Modelling increased irrigation efficiency and reduced leaching with variable rate irrigation in combination with S-Map data. New Zealand and Australian Joint Soil Science Society Conference, Soil, a Balancing Act Down Under, Queenstown, NZ, 12–16 December 2016.

Sharp J, Brown H, Chakwizira E, Clothier B, DeRuiter J, Hedley C, Michel A, Teixera E, Thomas S 2015. The New Zealand experience – systems approaches to sustainably intensifying cool temperature agriculture. Invited presentation to the 17th Australian Agronomy Conference, 20–24 September, Hobart, Tasmania.

Thomas S, Clothier B, Mueller K, Sharp J, Brown H, Wallis D, Hedley C, Carrick C, Roudier P. 2015. Maximizing the value of irrigation using smart soil and plant management decisions – a NZ research programme. Presented to the US:NZ Horticultural Science Workshop – Water Utilisation and Nitrate Management in Perennial Horticulture, California, USA, 20–22 October 2015.

Wallace D, Almond P, Carrick S, Thomas S 2020. Targeting changes in soil porosity through modification of compost size and application rate. Soil Research: Accepted, in press.