IT Farmer: 003 Autumn 2018

Farmer IT 012 l Autumn 2018 Light aircraft equipped with digital imaging technology will help put a stop to illegal water abstraction from rivers and streams. Light aircraft to use mapping illegal farm water abstractio 93 abstraction licences in the East Midlands have had restrictions placed on them in the last few weeks to reduce abstractions. The East Midlands is the first area in the country to use the technology collected by light aircraft to put a stop to the illegal practice. The Environment Agency said the needs of farmers and other businesses "must be balanced" with those of wildlife and other water users. Machinery

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