UK metaldehyde ban – first signs of regulatory divergence from the EU?
Last week, the UK government moved to ban the use of products containing metaldehyde by 2020. With the active still approved for use in the EU, is this the first signs of UK regulatory divergence?
Chlorothalonil to be discontinued
The decision has been made that chlorothalonil (Bravo) will not be re-registered for use in the EU.
UK body seeking permission to trial genetically modified potatoes
GM trials will be the first in the UK in four years and will focus on genes which confer the resistance to late blight and improved tuber quality.
Potato growers to lose key active for battling wireworms
Growers have until March 2020 to use up stock of the product containing the insecticide ethoprophos.