Make use of latest water technology

2 October 1998

Make use of latest water technology

MARKET pressure to provide top quality produce at affordable prices is driving more businesses to adopt high-tech solutions to manage scarce water resources.

At Water for Farming 98 on Tues 10 Nov growers will have the chance to see all the latest technology on show and hear the latest advice.

Organised by Fusion Events in association with farmers weekly the event takes place at Newark and Notts Showground, Newark.

The exhibition opens from 9am to 5pm, with 20-25 minute presentations on the hour, every hour, in a room adjacent to the main exhibition area. Presentations run from 10am to 4pm and include: &#8226 Changes to abstraction licencing by Gwynne Williams, Environment Agency.

&#8226 Installing a new system by Staffs-based farmer Robert Lockhart.

&#8226 Aquifer stor- age and recovery – the way forward? by James Dodds, independent hydrogeologist.

&#8226 Drip irrigation for potatoes – a growers view by Herts-based farmer Mark Collins

&#8226 Fertigation for field scale crops by Robert Rankin, sales manager (horticulture), Kemira.

&#8226 Irrigation scheduling and its implications for crop assurance schemes by Duncan Spencer, AIMS.

Tickets to Water for Farming 98 are available on the gate priced £5 each or free by ordering in advance from Fusion Events. Send an SAE stating how many tickets you require to PO Box 58, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7GD (01539-734725, fax 01539-740485 or e-mail &#42


Briggs Irrigation, AIMS, Stacey Contracts, Peter White Water Management, Field Irrigation, ASE Solutech, Frank W Murphy, Fairfield Control Systems, Agrotecnic WolfBauer, Fyfe Electronics, Geosynthetic Tech, SRK, Powerflow Services, G Miles and Son, Wright Rain, Bauer, Oakleys Irrigation, Irrimec, Jackson Pumping Systems.

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