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UK animal transporter: application for type 1 authorisation
The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is reminding animal transporters that the process for renewal of type 1 transporter authorisations has changed and authorisations are no longer renewed automatically
DART send volunteers to Sierra Leone
Four DART volunteers left Heathrow early this morning (14 February) for a two week training operation in Sierra Leone sponsored by Fletcher Stewart/Stein.
Cereals celebrates 40 years of driving change in the industry
Cereals is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and is set to offer visitors more technology and practical knowledge than ever before, demonstrating that farming is very much thriving in the UK.
Compliance with PUWER for tree work winching operations.
The aim of this paper is to clarify the application of health and safety legislation to the use of winches in tree work - in particular in relation to the requirement for thorough examination and inspection.
Amenity Forum Information
Free updating events on weed, pest & disease managment - If you haven't booked your place yet - they are going fast.
New H2OK? Think Water Check it Out tool launched
A new online tool to help farmers and operators check their spraying practices has been launched by The Voluntary Initiative (VI).
Running Field Drains Prompt OSR Herbicides Advice
The "OSR Herbicides? Think Water” campaign delivered by The Voluntary Initiative offers the following advice.
Test Centres Gear up for Sprayer Tests
From November 26th 2016, all pesticide application equipment in use requires, by law, a valid National Sprayer Testing Scheme (NSTS) certificate.
Amenity Forum
Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017
New tool means farmers and beekeepers can BeeConnected this season
New website launches to improve two-way relationship between farmers and beekeepers
DART International
DART International attended the recent ARB Fair to raise awareness of the work that they do.
Cereals 2016
Whether it is networking, discovering new suppliers, finding out about new products or formal CPD through the points trail, Cereals 2016 is jam packed with opportunities to gather information that will benefit your business.
Responsible use of Rodenticides
Please make yourself aware of the changes that are coming to the purchase of professional quantities of rodenticide.
Use WIYBY to see if your fields threaten drinking water sources
Farmers, agronomists and operators need to know where their land drains to, if they want to continue to use pesticides to control weeds and slugs in winter cereals and oilseed rape, advises the VI.
National Sprayer Testing Scheme
Find out if your machine needs testing..
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