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Nestle will be speaking at the ‘Producing, Processing and Packaging: Managing future water needs’ event on 9th March hosted by Agri-Tech East's 'Water for Agriculture' Special Interest Group in partnership with the Agritech Water Cluster (based at the University of East Anglia) and Anglian Water. Please contact Becky Dodds on
Entry added: 17 Feb 2015
The BAWAG AGM will be held on 4th February 2015 at 2pm at Anglia Farmers Ltd office. Speakers will include Rory Sanderson (EA) on River Basin Management Plan Consultation, Neil Punchard (Broads Authority) on Broads Catchment Partnership. Also in attendance Ian Pearson (EA Team Leader Environment Planning Specialist Restoring Sustainable Abstraction) and David Purdy (John Deere Irrigation Soil Moisture Monitoring)
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Would BAWAG Members please respond to the Catfield Fen Consultation by the 15th December the details can be found on the Catfield Fen tab on the left of the website. Thanks.
Entry added: 27 Nov 2014
BAWAG AGM 2pm 4/2/15 Anglia Farmers. Honingham Thorpe
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Catfield Licence Renewal. The Environment Agency has launched a public consultation (17 November) relating to two abstraction licence renewal applications submitted by a Norfolk farmer. The consultation will last for four weeks, closing on 15 December.
Entry added: 18 Nov 2014
The BAWAG committee had a meeting with Guy Smith the Vice President of the NFU yesterday to discuss the ongoing abstraction and licence renewal issues in the Broadland area. Paul Hammett the NFU water specialist was also in attendance.
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The consultation on Abstraction Reform ends on Friday the 28th March so please get your responses in by visiting:
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UKIA Conference on Precision Irrigation current progress and future challenges:Carolyn Hedley from Landcare Research, New Zealand gave a paper on managing soils for precision irrigation from her office in New Zealand at midnight!Simon Blackmore and Jim Monaghan from Harper Adams gave papers on Precision Agriculture and Maximising yield and quality respectively. This included the use of robotic tractors and automated computer controlled weeding!
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The Committee meetings for 2014 are:

Tuesday 6th May/
Tuesday 29th July/
Tuesday 11th November/

all at 10am, AF Honingham Thorpe.
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BAWAG held its AGM on the 29th January at the Nightingale Centre, Poringland after a very successful NFU meeting on Abstraction Reform organised by Paul Hammett with a number of speakers including the Environment Agency.
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