5m no-spray zones rejected to save farms from red tape

Davies, Isabel
July 2006
Farmers Weekly;7/21/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rejection of a compulsary 5 meter no-spray zones in fields adjacent to homes by the British government. It was understood that ministers have decided to consider further research into the link between pesticides exposure and encourage farmers to leave buffer strips or notify neighbours about spraying operating under voluntary arrangements, before placing regulatory burden to farmers.


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