Irrigation

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New WATER chief at CSU

Thursday 18 Sep 2008
The establishment of a drought monitoring system in Australia using remote sensing tools is one project catching the attention of the new head of the International Centre of WATER for Food Security at CSU.

Caution urged in moving rice north

Tuesday 17 Jun 2008
Rice researchers from Charles Sturt University are urging caution with recent suggestions to increase agricultural production including rice in northern Australia, as it could invite unwanted rice diseases into Australia.

Australian agribusinesses cautiously on the mend

Monday 5 May 2008
Australian agribusinesses are showing positive signs of growth and have recorded their best ever overall results since the research commenced in 2006, according to the latest Westpac & Charles Sturt University Agribusiness Index.

Climate change a rising risk to health: CSU academic

Tuesday 15 Jan 2008
A study co-authored by a Charles Sturt University (CSU) scientist warns that climate change could have far-reaching negative impacts on the health of rural Australians.

CSU scientists support drought-relief review

Tuesday 8 Jan 2008
The Rudd Labor government's proposed review of drought assistance to the farming sector in the face of climate change is appropriate, according to Professor Nick Klomp, the newly appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at Charles Sturt University (CSU).

Expert drought commentators from CSU

Tuesday 23 Oct 2007
As one of the worst droughts in a hundred years continues its grip on Australia, inland communities large and small face the prospect of another very hot, dry summer. The national university of inland Australia, Charles Sturt University has specialist researchers available for comment on drought issues such as its effects on agricultural production and water use, access to services and impacts on families, regional businesses and communities.

Eureka! Top water prize goes to CSU and CSIRO team

Wednesday 22 Aug 2007
A joint Charles Sturt University and CSIRO research team has been recognised for significantly advancing the sustainable management of Australia's water resources, specifically within the irrigation sector.

CSU proposes changes to strengthen agriculture programs

Wednesday 11 Jul 2007
Charles Sturt University released a proposal to staff today (Wednesday 11 July) to strengthen its agricultural profile as the national University of inland Australia.

Missing ingredients in water reform

Thursday 17 May 2007
Prime Minister John Howard’s $10 billion National Plan for Water Security is missing two essential ingredients – details on how public participation will be achieved and an environmental perspective, according to a Charles Sturt University academic.

Making a difference in Australian rivers

Tuesday 8 May 2007
A major national conference looking at the challenge of managing streams and rivers for the future will be held this month in Albury on the banks of the Murray River at the NSW-Victorian border.

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