Archive for the ‘Water and fertilisers’ Category

Delivering More Crop Per Drop Conference

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What the retailers generic research base ,IGD , thinks about embedded water issues

http://www.igd.com/index.asp?id=1&fid=1&sid=5&tid=157&foid=85&cid=1374

PepsiCo introduce i-crop

A sustainable water protocol for managing embedded water in their products. It pays particular attention to potatoes for Walkers crisps. It will be the first of many protocols affecting growers. Should there be an Assured Produce protocol for water ? (and carbon ? )

http://www.pepsico.co.uk/news-and-comment/pepsico-uks-first-sustainable-farming-report-published

IGD publish water usage guide for industry

IGD publish water usage guide for industry but with impact on growers involved in the primary production

http://www.igd.com/index.asp?id=1&fid=5&sid=23&tid=0&folid=0&cid=1676

Royal Agric Soc publishes a report on water for agriculture in UK

Written by Reading University for them. It mentions Horticulture because we use 60% plus

http://www.rase.org.uk/pdfs/Water_Report-Final.pdf