Call for Water Labelling System

Some experts are now calling for a labelling system so that consumers will have a better idea of how much water is used to grow agricultural products or manufacture goods. One of the leaders of the movement is Dr Brent Clothier of the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd., whose specialty is plant water use. He urged the introduction of a water labelling system at the Australian Society of Agronomy conference held in Lincoln, New Zealand, towards the end of 2010. Read more