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The Water Research and Development (R&D) team delivers services that increase water productivity and improve the resilience of water users across NSW agricultural industries.
We do this by applying our hydrology expertise and connecting it with soil science, agronomy and farming systems.
Our Research and Development facilitates practice change that leads to:
Benchmarking Cotton Water Productivity
We have Research and Development staff based at eight locations across NSW’s major agricultural regions.
We deliver Research and Development in complex field environments and apply specialist capabilities in:
We plan and implement R&D that farmers can adopt to underpin the profitable and productive use of agricultural water in NSW. We do this by:
We improve water management practices to increase the sustainability and productivity of agriculture in NSW and enhance the capacity of agriculture to respond to risks and change. We do this by: