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MID Modernisation

Modernising the MID

The Macalister Irrigation District is the largest irrigation district in southern Victoria. The district has secure water supplies supplemented by good rainfall, productive soils, a strong dairy sector and developing vegetable and cropping industries. Estimates put annual economic contribution in excess of $500M per year.

Further investment was needed to enable farmers to implement best-practice water use, invest in on-farm efficiencies and improve farm productivity, while making their businesses more climate resilient.

The overall $159.7m MID2030 modernisation program was broken into phases to focus on work that brings the greatest value in water savings and service improvements. 

 

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Ashley and Lisa Mezenberg Denison

The future of irrigation automation in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) is being enacted on a dairy farm at Denison.

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