Growers told to complete CPMP

Growers who use pesticides are reminded that they need to complete a Crop Protection Management Plan (CPMP) by 31 March.

NFU vice-president Paul Temple said: "CPMPs help farmers manage the use of pesticides and focus on how they could improve operations while helping the environment.

"I would urge all farmers to fill out the form and get it in before the deadline as it is the only way we can... make sure Voluntary Initiative targets are met. (Otherwise) further regulation is a real possibility."

- See www.voluntaryinitiative.org.uk/content/cpmpform.asp.


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