As of 9th July, Emergency Authorisation was granted for the use of Asulox as a form of bracken control when specific conditions have been met.
Following a submission to CRD by the Bracken Control Group, ground-based application of Asulam for the control of bracken has been re-instated in certain circumstances such as land designated for conservation, that covered by an agri-environment scheme, or during the establishment phase of forestry. Reduced water volumes in hand-held equipment are also now allowed, which will make application easier. The relevant documentation relating to this Emergency Authorisation can be found here: EA Approval 1570/2020
The earlier approval creating to aerial application only remains in force, find full details using this link EA Approval 0765/2020.
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