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Defra Q & A Advice on OCR
11 May 2022
Defra has published a Questions and Answers guide to help plant protection product (PPP's) users understand the Official Controls (Plant...
VI Advice on Bentazone Use
09 May 2022
Following continued concern about bentazone, the Voluntary Initiative provides advice on use in SPZ1 zones
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.