The Nematicide Stewardship Programme

The NSP aims are to ensure responsible use of granular nematicides to protect the operator, environment and consumer.

The initiative has been developed by industry and includes partners from stakeholder organisations, agrochemical companies, manufacturers, distributors and research providers.

The NSP follows the principles of anti-trust guidelines when conducting any business with group members. Each meeting has an agenda and the minutes of the meeting, are circulated within one month of the meeting date.

Independent Chair
Patrick Mitton

Andy Alexander, NFU
Simon Alexander, Red Tractor
Jeffrey Beever, McCain Foods (representing the PPA)
Carolyn Riches, Rebecca White, Andy Cunningham, Syngenta UK Ltd
Rupert Weaver, NFU
Mark Taylor, FPSA
Nick Winmill, Agrii

All Agrochemical company representatives.
Not less than 4 industry stakeholder members

Frequency of meetings
A minimum of 2 per year, with 3 recommended as optimal