Crop Plan Launch Set

Davis, Isabel
March 2003
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that the National Farmers Union-administered Crop Protection management plans will be officially launched by junior DEFRA minister Lord Whitty on April 3, 2003. Focus of the plans to help farmers show their responsible use of pesticides; Reasons behind delay in the plans; Introduction of the plans as a part of the Voluntary Initiative, a package implemented by farming industry to avoid pesticide tax.


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