ABC Radio presented five weekly segment on water usage and management for farmers with Steve Hossen and Waroona dairy farmer Luke Fitzpatrick.
The five week segment covered topics including:
Week 1: Steve Hossen discusses the water situation leading into spring
Week 2: Waroona Dairy Farmer, Luke Fitzpatrick talks about leasing water
Week 3: Steve Hossen explains when dealing with water restrictions, using a range of techniques in harmony is the best option
Week 4: Steve Hossen suggests cutting pasture feed twice could save dairy and beef producers big dollars in livestock feed
Week 5: Steve Hossen explains how extending the spring growing season of pastures by watering a bit longer can lead to greater water efficiency
Follow this link to hear the segments: http://www.abc.net.au/rural/content/2012/s3597716.htm