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Brief advice on controlling common ragwort where it poses a risk to grazing animals.

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16 July 2017
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Owners and occupiers of land should control ragwort where there is a risk of injury to livestock.

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