IREC and its industry partners develop fact sheets to educate growers and the broader community on irrigated agriculture. The fact sheets are designed to be a practical tool that can be used as a helpful reference.


The IREC field site weather station is online. You can view the data at ozforecast:

Weather Station online   


Drought Assistance Factsheet – August 2018

Primefact – Drought affected canola and wheat feed quantity and quality decline in standing crops

Spray Awareness


AGM Reports

2018 Chairman’s Report

2018 Executive Officer’s Report

2018 Citrus Report

2018 Cotton Report

2018 DPI Report

2018 Maize Report

2018 Rice Industry Report

2018 Wine Grapes Marketing Report

Business and Technology Forum Presentations June 2018

Business and Technology Forum Booklet

2018_19 Season Forecast and Dam situation (SHL_James Pirozzi)

Financials for forward planning (Rabobank_Steve Bourke)

Irrigation Automation, A QLD example (AgriTech Solutions_Steve Attard)

Protecting the business_succession, insurance & Super (CBA_Glen Wilson)

R&D in rice around the world (Sunrice_Russell Ford)

Seasonal Water Price Influences (Key Water _Anthony McCloskey)

Various images with local results (Independent Precision Ag_Thane Pringle)

Water Products, which one to choice (Riverina Agriconsultants_Michael Ryan)

Irrigation Trials

Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association Irrigation System Comparison 2016

Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association 2017 Field Day Booklet

Rice Industry

2018-19 Rice crop protection guide

2018-19 Rice variety guide

2017 Stem Rot alert – March

Controlling Armyworms in Rice

Rice Extension Newsletter October 16 compressed

Ricegrowers Water Tooklit

The 2016-17 Rice Growing Guide

Cotton Industry

Australian Cotton Production Manual 2018

Gwydir Valley Cotton Growers Association and GVIA 2016 Row Configuration Trial

Black root rot update Oct 2016

Considerations with a wet start

Cotton wet weather 2

Winter Crops

NSW DPI – Canola Notes and NVT Entries 2018 (available in the Member only section)

NSW DPI – Cereal Variety Field Day Notes 2018 (available in the Member only section)

NSW DPI – Faba bean Notes and NVT Entries 2018 (available in the Member only section)

NSW DPI – Weed control in winter crops 2018 

NSW DPI – Winter Crop Variety Sowing Guide 2018

GRDC – Common Cropping weeds 2018

GRDC – Better Irrigated Wheat Agronomy 2017

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