Integrated Pest Management for sustainable farming
News from the Voluntary Initiative, our members and supporters. And anything else we think you might like to know about.
Joint CSF / VI Pesticide Check Sheet launched
01 December 2023
Catchment Sensitive Farming and the Voluntary Initiative have launched a joint Pesticide Check Sheet to help protect water
NRoSO and the VI at CropTec 2023
24 November 2023
The National Register of Sprayer Operators (NRoSO) and the Voluntary Initiative (VI) will exhibit at CropTec 2023. Sharing a stand with B...
Careful use of PPP’s in grassland and forage agriculture is a particular focus for the VI. In comparison to Arable areas, PPP’s are often used less widely and less frequently but the importance of best practice cannot be understated.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
As part of the Sustainable Use Directive, the UK government is required to show that UK growers are using Integrated Pest Management practices.