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Sustainable Solutions session: Soil water management

01 Jul 2021

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

Tom Pope - NFYFC Agriculture and Rural Issues (AGRI) chairman
Rob Burtonshaw - Director Farm Services, Nuffield Scholar
Jamie Hannaford - Principal Hydrologist, CEH



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