A Question of Balance :: 7:30pm 7th Nov 2017
Managing water in agriculture
Our water management motto needs to be …. Slow and conservative
Water is appallingly managed almost everywhere in the world, with Australia no exception – but how do you do it right? The general behaviour of water management in nature, our model of sustainability is to slow water down, spread it out, sink rain into the soil and give it a complex pathway. Nick Radford discusses effective strategies that apply to humid landscapes, where annual rainfall exceeds evaporation.