Archive for the ‘Water and fertilisers’ Category

The Royal Society compilation of 15 papers on water security

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/371/2002/20130262.full.html?etoc

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