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NFU Good Neighbour Initiative Guide

Spray responsibly near neighbours

The NFU has produced guidelines as part of the Good Neighbour Initiative to help sprayer operators meet legal requirements and build good relationships with neighbours when using pesticides. The guide, produced in conjunction with a range of partners, is designed to help sprayer operators adhere to legal requirements as set out in the Code of […]

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What’s in Your Back Yard is back

A new version of the popular ‘What’s In Your Backyard’ (WIYBY) on-line tool has been updated and is available online HERE When considering whether to use a pesticide, sprayer operators, farmers and agronomists need to assess the risk to watercourses. WIYBY provides a straightforward way of checking if fields are in a Drinking Water Safeguard Zone […]

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closed chemical transfer system

Closed system in action

Operators had an opportunity to see a closed transfer chemical system at work at the self-propelled working demonstration earlier this year. The BASF system, which uses the ezi-connect coupling from Scholle IPN, was coupled up to an IBC of water and connected to a standard John Deere trailed sprayer. In the working demonstration the system […]

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