Turf Queensland Inc has been successful in securing incentive funding through the Queensland Government’s Department of Environment and Resource Management for the TQ Producer Irrigation Efficiency Scheme (TQ-PIES) for South East Queensland. This is part of the SEQ Irrigation Futures Program.
This scheme will provide financial assistance to eligible turf producers to improve their irrigation equipment and soil monitoring which will result in efficiencies of water use on their farms. The scheme is aimed at producers who are looking to improve efficiency through the upgrade and maintenance of their irrigation equipment or to improve irrigation management through the use of soil moisture monitoring or monitoring equipment. This program concludes June 2012.
- Financial assistance of up to $1,000 or one-third (1/3) of the total cost is available to growers for system upgrades.
- Financial assistance of up to $1,500 or one-third (1/3) of the total cost is available to growers for soil moisture monitoring or monitoring equipment
This scheme is available toSsouth East Queensland turf producers only. Anyone wishing to undertake this program please contact Turf Queensland on (07) 3488 0917 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Assessments will be undertaken by Pat Daley, DWS Irrigation. For further information please click on the guidelines and application form below: