Integrated Pest Management for sustainable farming

Voluntary Initiative invites bids to operate NRoSO Scheme

The Voluntary Initiative (the VI) is inviting bids from companies interested in operating its National Register of Sprayer Operators (NRoSO) scheme.

Link to Tender information

Grassland Focus

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.