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Glyphosate extension to December 2025 likely in Britain

According to a Farmer Weekly news report issued earlier today, the widely used herbicide glyphosate is likely to have its authorisation expiry date extended until 15 December 2025 in Great Britain after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.

According to the report, Darren Flynn, head of active substances delivery for the Chemical Regulation Division (CRD), explained that all active substances due to expire between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2023 would be granted a three-year extension under the new GB pesticides regulation regime.

Mr Flynn was speaking at the virtual British Crop Production Council (BCPC) 2020 congress.

Source: Farmers Weekly
Photo: © Tim Scrivener

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

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