Farm Woodland Information Note: Quick Guide to Conifer Trees Use the link above to download a printable version of the Quick Guide table to broadleaved tree species as shown in…Read More >
Quick Guide to Broadleaved Tree Species Use the link above to download a printable version of the Quick Guide table to broadleaved tree species as shown below. For more information…Read More >
Originally broadcast on the 30th of April, this webinar looked at life post-Chlorothalonil; it’s good to know your options and our guest panellists talk through what these are. Present for…Read More >
In response to Covid-19 SEPA issued Temporary Regulatory Guidance. This is a copy of their Waste Management Guidance. ( Version 3 April 2020 )Read More >
This is a downloadable copy of SEPA’s SWCN application form which should be completed and returned to your local SEPA office to ensure compliance with the Special Waste Regulations 1996 when disposing of hazardous waste.Read More >
The Special Waste Regulations 1996 (as amended) (the Regulations) is the principal piece of legislation covering special waste arising in Scotland. It sets out the procedures to be followed when disposing of, carrying and receiving special waste.
This document is a guide to consigning special waste in Scotland and is applicable only to producers of special waste in Scotland. Producers from elsewhere in the UK should refer to their own domestic legislation.
This is a short synopsis of guidance from The Voluntary Initiative about the safe disposal of chemicals. Pesticides that are no longer required must be disposed of legally and safely. Poor disposal can allow pesticides to reach water.Read More >
Using pesticides according to the label and following best practice will ensure their impact on the environment is minimised. The advice in this Guide has been prepared after consultation with the Pesticide Safety Directorate, HSE and the UK environment agencies. This Guide was produced by the Crop Protection Association and supports the work of The Voluntary Initiative. (Oct 2007)Read More >
This code of practice has been prepared jointly by the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department and the Health and Safety Commission (HSC). (2006)Read More >
Presentation slides used by SAC Consulting’s Agricultural Consultant, Jack Munro, who chaired the “Scotland’s Cereals Webinar: National Update on Cereals & IPM principles” during April 2020. Jack led a presentation about the safe use and disposal of chemicals on the farm.Read More >