In the latest episode of Crop it Like its Hot, the Arable Farming team delves into the world of water policy, application and economics, to find out: how can we make UK agriculture more water-secure?
With the UK seeing long periods of no rainfall almost annually, and changes to abstraction licensing and planning restrictions on water storage threatening to compound the issue, water security in agriculture is a concern many growers should and are taking seriously.
In this episode ofCrop it Like its Hot, the Arable Farming team delves into the world of water policy, application and economics, to find out: how can we make UK agriculture more water-secure?
Tune in to hear three industry experts share their views on effective water-saving models, whether the Government really wants to safeguard water supply in agriculture, and how irrigation prospects are looking for the season ahead.
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This episode's speakers:
Kelly Hewson-Fisher NFUnational water resources specialist
ProfJerry Knox - Professor of agricultural water management at Cranfield University
Daniel Johns managing director of Water Resources East