Water

15 October 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Grower magazine for October/November 2018

23 July 2019

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

1 October 2018

This factsheet focuses on the calibration of the water-powered proportional dilutor

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.

12 September 2018

The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a revamped practical guide by AHDB.

28 January 2020

Glyphosate products may be used pre-harvest on a range of crops to control weeds, aid harvesting and protect grain quality and food safety. This publication outlines stewardship measures to maximise product efficacy and minimise crop residues.

31 August 2018

With the UK in a state of uncertainty over its direction in the coming years, we speak to Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, George Eustice, to get the low-down on the Government’s plans for a fitter future

31 January 2020

The Fertigation Bible gives details about existing and innovative technology to make water use more sustainable in horticulture, as well as guidance on subjects such as storage and nutrient addition