Contents tagged with water

6 June 2019

Summer events preview, Meet the regional team, Assurances for seed exports to Egypt, Next Gen visit Westminster

5 June 2019

Trials on herbicides, desiccation, water management and dormancy are planned for 2019

21 May 2019

How to keep your water supply resilient during extreme weather

8 May 2019

The Environment Agency has downgraded irrigation prospects for the 2019 season what can growers do now?

29 April 2019

Useful advice to help livestock farmers, deal with, or plan for, water supply disruption.

8 January 2019

The ‘think soils’ manual is a practical guide to soil assessment. It aims to help farmers, land managers, government and non-government advisers to recognise problems with erosion and runoff from agricultural land. Our changing climate makes this issue increasingly important.

11 July 2019

From 2 April 2018 all farmers in England will need to meet new government rules to protect water quality.

23 May 2019

This factsheet outlines a simple method for measuring infiltration in the field. It also explains how adding organic matter to soil can improve soil structure and water infiltration.

23 May 2019

Soil water supply is critical to managing the yield and quality of high-value horticultural crops. Improving soil health can benefit the supply of water from irrigation and rainfall by increasing infiltration rates and water-holding capacity.

19 September 2018

This factsheet introduces the application of current technology for irrigation scheduling in container-grown hardy nursery stock (HNS) that has largely been developed as part of AHDB Horticulture-funded project HNS 97, as well as describing other methods and equipment also available

19 September 2018

This factsheet provides practical recommendations for the efficient irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock in order to optimise water use and maintain plant quality in peat-based, peat-reduced and peat-free growing media and to minimise the risk of potential nutrient leaching from crops.

19 September 2018

This factsheet describes how water application rates and uniformity can be measured and improved for overhead irrigation systems for container-grown crops.