Let's crunch the facts and the debate on irrigation

The public debate about agriculture and its relationship with the environment was a feature of our 2017 general election and will continue.

A key issue at the heart of the polarised debate in our communities is the impacts of agriculture on waterways and water quality.

AgriView seeks to provide a perspective based on scientific research in the interests of informed decision making and public understanding. To this end we are going to commission background articles on the many issues which affect the social licence of agriculture to produce food security and wealth for our society.

This article was written by recent BA (EngLit) Honours Graduate, Tom McDougall.

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