Rainwater Harvesting

Trials conducted at the NIAB EMR Wet Centre have shown that rainwater harvesting from polytunnels combined with precision irrigation can provide up to 99% water self-sufficiency.  This is extremely encouraging news for soft fruit growers.

Floral Interventions Factsheet #1

We are testing how different floral margins can improve soil, reduce rainwater run-off, be robust for vehicle travel and provide pest control and pollination ecosystem services to tunnel grown crops