Tackling pesticide pollution with on-farm collaboration

It’s fair to say that no responsible farmer or growers wants to pollute the environment, water courses or groundwater with pesticides. However, experiences at a Water Treatment Works (WTW) near Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire in 2012 show how easily such a situation can occur, while the action taken by Anglian Water to allow the WTW...

Jun 30, 2018
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Growers catch up with planting but cold spring leaves its mark

As days have lengthened and the weather returned to a more ‘normal’ pattern over the last few weeks, many growers have been putting in extra hours in an effort to catch up on sowing and planting delays of up to eight weeks caused by March cold and snow and extended periods of heavy rain through...

Jun 30, 2018
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