Sustainable Solutions session: Soil water management
Improving drainage, managing flooding, run-off and drought are crucial to delivering greater crop productivity and mitigating risks of soils and pesticides entering watercourses. This session provides scientific and practical insights on creating farming systems that can withstand increasingly challenging weather events.
Rob Burtonshaw, Nuffield Scholar, explore the productivity and environmental benefits of investing in drainage - and how new technology is making it more cost effective
Jamie Hannaford, CEH discusses new developments in hydrological and meteorological forecasting can provide farmers with accurate early drought warnings reveals