Agriculture

All application equipment applying pesticides must be tested. 

Red Tractor Crops and Fresh Produce Schemes currently require annual testing of boom sprayers over 3 metres, granular applicators applying nematicides and fogging machines applying CIPC. All other machines use the timescales as set out in SUD.

Red Tractor Livestock Schemes. All application types used in the livestock sectors work to SUD guidelines, annual testing is not required.