News & Events
News from the Voluntary Initiative, our members and supporters. And anything else we think you might like to know about.
Spray Operator Volunteers sought
07 April 2022
HSE's Chemical Regulations Division (CRD) is looking for volunteers to take part in two studies to investigate sprayer operator exposure.
Safe disposal of metaldehyde products
24 March 2022
A reminder that metaldehyde slug pellets must be disposed of through a licensed waste contractor.
BeeConnected Free NRoSO Points
24 February 2022
You can now claim two free NRoSO points for being a member of BeeConnected
Use by date fast approaching - Propyzamide
25 January 2022
Don't forget, for most uses, it is illegal to use propyzamide after 31st January
Putting IPM into practice
21 January 2022
In a recent article published in CPM (Crop Production Magazine, January 2022) Phil Jarvis, VI Chair and Chair of Farming and Environment...
NRoSO Annual Training Events - 2022
12 January 2022
Details of web pages containing information on NRoSO (National Register of Spray Operators) Annual Training Events, 2022. Ten CPD points...
LAMMA 2022 Moves To May
21 December 2021
The LAMMA Show announced yesterday that it will move its dates from 11th-12th January to 4th-5th May 2022 in response to the evolving COV...
NRoSO Annual Training Events and COVID Update Dec 2021
15 December 2021
As you are aware the 2021-2022 Arable and Fruit Annual Training events are currently open for registration – over the past couple of days...
VI Annual Stakeholders' Group Meeting
13 December 2021
The Voluntary Initiative Annual Stakeholders' Group Meeting was held on Wednesday 8th December 2021
AHDB Agronomists' Conference 2021
01 December 2021
AHDB’s annual Agronomists’ Conference is back for 2021. Preserving the toolbox. AHDB research provides agronomists with a toolbox of prac...
NRoSO Digital Credentials introduced
15 November 2021
Here are some FAQ on the new NRoSO Digital Credentials recently introduced. NRoSO is the National Register of Spray Operators, a VI scheme.