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There have been several times over recent years where the gap between demand for water and the capacity to supply has become worryingly narrow.
In July 2019 the AHDB Water Resources Management Scientist, Nicola Dunn, said: “Following last year’s drought and a dry winter, we’ve been monitoring the water resource situation closely this season. Earlier in the year we warned that irrigation may be interrupted later in the season. While there has been some rainfall, water resources are still challenged particularly in the east and south east of the country.”
Against this background, this Agri-Tech Week event, hosted by AHDB, is looking at effective use of irrigation and best practice for soil and water management for farmers and growers in East Anglia
We will be getting experiences direct from the farm for this Agri-Tech Week event which is looking at best practice and use of new technology for irrigation in the potato sector, explains Teresa Meadows, Knowledge Exchange Manager at AHDB.
Added value services using earth observation data advertise an average yield benefit of 3 to 8%
Investigating best practice in spray application was the topic of the AHDB event in Agri-Tech Week. The hands on event looked at the current technology,
Laura Bouvet has been appointed Knowledge and Innovation Facilitator for Agri-Tech East and the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB); the first time the two
Dr Belinda Clarke and Professor Ian Crute at REAP 2017 Agri-Tech East and AHDB (the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) have announced a joint initiative
“Soil compaction is probably the most significant challenge to all crop development,” says Bill Basford, Independent Mechanisation Specialist. Bill will be giving advice about matching
There may be no escape from Brexit, but there are some offers of support at Cereals (14th-15 June). AHDB is providing a ‘Brexit bucket list’ with the
Newer varieties of wheat and late foliar sprays of nitrogen have led to the average protein level for GB wheat harvested in 2016 to be at