Bracken!!

Lakes Nash

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Mixed Farmer
Location
South lakes
got a few bits of sporadic patches of bracken in one of the upper fields, not worth a boom spray, what and when is the best time to eradicate it? just raising its head this week! which spray? as asulox is only available in July in large quantities,
 

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Mixed Farmer
Location
North Yorkshire
Possibly, I've used a variety of stuff in grass over the years, but it's only the things with 2-4d in where i can see where I've switched the sprayer on and off in corners and around electric poles.
Still get the odd bit of bracken growing but it gets a good 95% of it.
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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