Water matters to the agriculture sector because it is fundamental for food production. This document provides timely and useful evidence about how vital access to water is for agriculture. Farmers and growers need it for their animals and they need it for their crops. Some agricultural sectors need more water than others, but the NFU’s 2011 survey shows just how important water is to all farm businesses and, given the increasing competition for available water resources, how continued access to abstract water remains vital.
Follow this link to access the National Farmer’s Union full report.