The Voluntary Initiative is an industry-led programme with many organisations involved in our work.

Chaired by Leicestershire Farm Manager Phil Jarvis, the VI Steering Group oversees and coordinates our work and keeps Ministers informed.

The following organisations are members of the VI Steering Group:

Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA)

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)

Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC)

Association of Independent Crop Consultants (AICC)

BASIS (Registration) Ltd.

British Crop Production Council (BCPC)

Chemical Regulation Division (CRD), HSE

City & Guilds (C&G)

Country Land and Business Association (CLA)

Crop Protection Association (CPA)

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland (DAERA)

Environment Agency (EA)

Farmers' Union of Wales (En) (Cy)

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)

Food Standards Agency (FSA)


LEAF (Linking Environment And Food)

National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC)

National Farmers Union (NFU)

Natural England (NE)

NFU Scotland (NFUS)

Red Tractor (RT)

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

The Scottish Government (SG)

Ulster Farmers Union (UFU)

Water UK (WUK)

Welsh Assembly Government (En) (Cy)

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