Archive for the ‘LEGLISLATION’ Category

The Pesticide Manual – NEW 16th edition

The internationally preferred source of pesticide information has been extensively revised and updated.

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Natural England and Environment Agency, Defra are consulting on their future as part of the periodic Triennial Review of arm’s length bodies. The consultation places a straight forward choice between “enhanced” joint-working and better coordination of delivery (option 1) or a new, merged agency (option 2).

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EFRA Committee seeks views on Ash Dieback by 14th January

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Sci and Tech committee report on their investigations into science transfer overseas.Relevant to Rt Hon David Willetts call for input on a forward strategy

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Letter to Owen Patterson on Minor Uses of PPP’s

A joint letter on behalf of all NFUs has been sent to the new Secretary of State expressing concern at the increasing lack of plant protection products (PPP) for ‘minor uses’ and speciality crops, and the delay in making an EU decision on the future support structure for minor uses.