Sprayer filling on concrete© Tim Scrivener
It’s nearly 10 years since the Environment Agency gave the green light to biobeds for treating sprayer washings. There are now an estimated 450 in the UK, helping reduce the risk of pesticides reaching water. Globally, only France, Sweden and Guatemala have more than the UK, with France leading the way with 4,500, encouraged by generous grants. See also: Two farmers give their tips for building the perfect sprayer filling area However, given that there are about 20,000 registered sprayer operators […]