Author Archives: OptiSurface Webmaster

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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OptiSurface First Field Application

OptiSurface technology has been succesfully applied a 92ha field in North Queensland, Australia. The field was previously used for cattle production and is being converted to crop production with lateral move irrigation. OptiSurface allowed earthworks to be dramatically minimised to 95m3/ha with 80% of the field area requiring less than 30mm of soil movement. Click…

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OptiSurface Selected for 4000ha Development

OptiSurface has been selected as the landforming technology for a 4000ha irrigation development in North Queensland, Australia. The farm will be irrigated by a lateral move irrigators and produce sugar cane for raw sugar and ethanol. The key features of OptiSurface for which it was selected were it’s ability to minimise earthworks and topsoil disturbance…

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OptiSurface Awarded Provisional Patent

Optisurface has been awarded a provisional patent for its innovative technology for agricultural landforming. This award recognises the novel and inventive nature of the system. Optisurface will use the provisional patent to assist in commercialising the technology.

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Agricultural Land Grading

SAVE UP TO 80% in Earthworks With Agricultural Land Grading!  Find out how by clicking HERE. There is a plethora of information around these days about your land and soil, especially with the boom in precision farming, but I think it’s interesting to see where the land grades came from and to go back to basics…

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