On-farm decision support tools are being tested on 10 irrigated Canterbury dairy farms.
"We can make improvements and we will be looking to do that."
Hear more from sharemilker Ben Abernethy about the challenges he faces on his irrigated dairy farm, what he wants the Irrigation Insight programme to achieve and how it is already helping.
"I thought all I'd ever get out of this was a weather station, but it has developed into all these tools and has been just amazing."
Farm owner Julie Bradshaw talks about the difference the Irrigation Insight program has made from the start and the importance of science-based decisions for farmers.