Ahem, Weeds!!

Ukjay

Member
Location
Wales!
Hi,

We have now moved down SW, whereby we have a lot of Weeds to deal with, I know the Nettles - but could someone please advise if this sticky weed is Cleavers, as I need to get rid of it as it is overgrown and we would d rather see it cleared.

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Ukjay

Member
Location
Wales!
I wish I could, but we have to use handheld in the temporary accommodation, as never had this issue previously since adding sheep grazing to our own property.
Plus, do not think the landlady would be happy if I ran around the garden with a boom sprayer :D
 

neilo

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Montgomeryshire
How big is the garden? Grazon comes in bottles covering several acres, PasTor in 5ac packs.

I guess that officially, assuming you don’t have a holding number now(?), you won’t be able to use ‘professional’ products, leaving you with diluted squash from the garden centre.:(
 

Ukjay

Member
Location
Wales!
How big is the garden? Grazon comes in bottles covering several acres, PasTor in 5ac packs.

I guess that officially, assuming you don’t have a holding number now(?), you won’t be able to use ‘professional’ products, leaving you with diluted squash from the garden centre.:(

The garden is about 1/2 acre,

Still have holding number as old home not sold yet, and please correct me if I am wrong, but as far as I know (been trained) - the law does not state you need holding number to use proff chems, only the required certs etc, which I have?
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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