800ha OptiSurfaced for Lateral Move and Drip Irrigation

Davco Farming completed 800ha (2000acres) of Optisurface Landforming in 2009 on ‘Oaky’ in North Queensland, Australia. The area is made up of 9 fields of approximately 88ha each which will be irrigated by lateral move and/or subsurface drip irrigation. The design surfaces are made up of OptiSurface 1D (single direction drainage) and OptiSurface 2D (two…

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Optisurface Design For Blueberrys on Raised Beds

Attached pdf document that shows an Optisurface Design Report for a field in Washington State, US to be converted to grow blueberrys on raised beds. Upgraded Drainage Analysis feature in Optisurface Designer showed how the ponding areas were to increase from 8% of field to 48% of field when the raised beds were added. This…

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Win an iPod Nano and $300 in OptiSurface Credits

Add a blog\news story of your Optisurface project with photos to this website and go into the draw for the iPod Nano and $300 in OptiSurface Credits. Prize drawn after first 5 blogs received or 20 Dec 2010, which ever comes first. So at least a 1 in 5 chance. BONUS: Every blog gets $100…

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Keytah Dryland Drainage Application (Part 1)

The latest application of OptiSurface Landforming is to a large dryland field on Keytah, NSW, Australia. Keytah is a 53,000 acre dryland and irrigated cropping and cattle operation owned by Sundown Pastoral Co and situated west of Moree, NSW, Australia. Manager Andrew Parkes is recognised as an industry leader when it comes to apply innovations…

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Drainage Analysis Feature for OptiSurface Designer

In the latest release (version 1.0) of OptiSurface Designer a Drainage Analysis feature has been added to allow the user to examine drainage paths, pondind depths and flow directions. It can be found under Menu: Tools>>Drainage Analysis.. Example output: Drainage Analysis Summary Field Area (ha): 293.05 Ponded Area (ha): 86.91 Ponded Percentage (%): 29.7 Ponding…

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New OptiSurface Designer Feature: Long Sections & Cross Sections

Improvements to the OptiSurface Designer software application continue. We have a added a number of new features and improvements which are in final testing stage. One feature that is great for getting a better understanding of proposed designs is the long section and cross section viewer. Long sections run down the row or mainslope direction…

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OptiSurface Video Channel Launched on YouTube

See the latest video news and demonstrations on the OptiSurface YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE

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OptiSurface User Group Launched

The OptiSurface User Group is an online community created to keep you up to date on the latest OptiSurface news and to encourage conversations between farmer, consultants and earthmoving contractor about applying OptiSurface Landforming Technology.

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OptiSurface Designer in Beta Testing

OptiSurface Designer in undergoing beta testing in anticipation for a Version 1 release by the end of June. OptiSurface Designer uses state of the art 3D graphics to allow users to easily produce OptiSurface designs. Our website www.optisurface.com will carry full details soon.

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OptiSurface Selected For 20,000ha Green Fuel Development

OptiSurface has been selected as the landforming technology for a 20,000ha irrigation development in Africa. The farm will be irrigated by a mixture of surface irrigation, overhead spray and ultimately produce sugar cane ethanol to supply the growing demand for sustainable renewable energy . The developer selected Optisurface as to support the rapid devlopment plans…

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