• Influence research, innovation, and policy

  • Independent voice on irrigated agriculture

  • Cross-commodity collaboration and cooperation

We connect the irrigated agriculture industry in the Murrumbidgee Valley

The Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) facilitates cross-industry collaboration and cooperation between all those connected with irrigated agriculture in the Murrumbidgee Valley – irrigators, researchers, industry, agencies, and government. Through these collaborative efforts, IREC is able to make a significant contribution to improving the irrigation industry's productivity, profitability and sustainability.

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Our Services

Farmers' Newsletter

The IREC Farmers’ Newsletter is a valuable source of information for irrigators. The magazine brings together relevant articles on research trials and demonstrations based on crops and management techniques.

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Our strength as an independent voice is underpinned by our members – a diverse range of irrigators and other stakeholders, who together, are able to identify issues and influence research innovation.

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At IREC, we provide the gateway for researchers, agencies and growers to communicate and collaborate on issues that impact on irrigated farming systems and the industry in the Murrumbidgee Valley.

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What we do

IREC provides an independent voice on irrigated agriculture in the Murrumbidgee Valley. Through our membership base, we are able to inform and manage research and extension projects, attract investment, and progress on-farm technology, innovation and policy.

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