News & Events
News from the Voluntary Initiative, our members and supporters. And anything else we think you might like to know about.
AIC issues guidance on fertiliser photo ID
25 August 2023
AIC offers downloadable flyer ahead of ammonium nitrate fertiliser photo ID requirements
BACS details changed for NRoSO Membership Payment
16 August 2023
With the change of NRoSO administration to BASiS, those members/employers paying membership fees via BACS must change the account settings
Congratulations to media savvy VI Champion
09 August 2023
VI Champion Bruce Steele was recently awarded the prestigious Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Societies. Bruce also appeared on...
Are you BeeConnected?
31 July 2023
Have you heard of BeeConnected? Our free, quick and easy-to-use system connects farmers with beekeepers.
AIC at 20
26 July 2023
The VI is proud to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of its sponsor organisations, AIC (Agricultural Industries Confederation).
Farm Safety Week 2023
19 July 2023
Did you know that it is currently Farm Safety Week? The Farm Safety Foundation is leading this year's campaign through their Yellow Welli...
Water Stewardship Day - July 2023
06 July 2023
To highlight the importance of careful stewardship to protect water, BASF, in conjunction with the Voluntary Initiative and Anglian Water...
The VI to attend Groundswell
26 June 2023
For the first time, the VI will exhibit at Groundswell 2023 with both NRoSO and BASiS Knowledge Trail points up for grabs. Wednesday 28t...
NRoSO Celebrates 20th birthday
19 June 2023
The National Register of Sprayer Operators (NRoSO) celebrated the 20th anniversary of it's official launch at Cereals 2023.
Arable and Grassland Water Stewardship
15 June 2023
Throughout 2023, the VI is organising a series of free events (on-farm and webinars) to highlight the need for careful stewardship to saf...
New 2023 FSOOTY Champion crowned
15 June 2023
Brixworth Farming’s Mark Jelley has been crowned as this year’s Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year (FSOOTY).