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Owners and occupiers of land should control ragwort where there is a risk of injury to livestock.

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22 April 2014
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Common ragwort: code of practice , file type: PDF, file size: 5 MB

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Ragwort is poisonous to livestock, especially horses and cattle. Failing to control it may lead to losing your Single Farm Payment.

If you are concerned about an infestation of common ragwort you may make a complaint using the Injurious weeds: complaint form.