Bracken is an invasive weed that can take over whole areas of land signifcantly reducing its stock carrying capacity and it also has a detrimental effect on the range of plant species meaning a reduction of biodiversity. In addition land that is infested with bracken is not eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme.
Who is the course for?
Farmers who wish to learn how to control bracken on their land.
The importance of controlling bracken, methods of bracken control, the results of the CAFRE technology project on bracken control.
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